'Rigoberto Uran has a great chance of winning the Giro d'Italia'

Jonathan Vaughters believes his Cannondale leader Rigoberto Uran can challenge the likes of Vincenzo Nibali and Alejandro Valverde for the Giro d'Italia title

Rigoberto Uran in action during Stage 5 of the 2016 Volta a Catalunya (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Cannondale team manager Jonathan Vaughters believes Rigoberto Uran can recapture the form that saw him finish second in consecutive years at the Giro d'Italia, and maybe go one better this year.

The Colombian hasn't managed to hit the heights he achieved in 2013 and 2014 in recent seasons, but will lead Cannondale into the year's first Grand Tour with a strong team around him.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.