Vincenzo Nibali kicks off 2017 season in Argentina

Italian Grand Tour star Vincenzo Nibali makes his racing debut for Bahrain-Merida at the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina, January 23-29

Vincenzo Nibali, Bahrain-Merida 2017

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Vincenzo Nibali will commence his 2017 season at the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina (January 23-29), marking his debut for the new Bahrain-Merida team.

The 32-year-old from Sicily, Italy, has previously started his season in the South American country, and this year will use it as his first step towards defending his Giro d'Italia title in May.

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