Vincenzo Nibali’s team more wary of Mikel Landa than Geraint Thomas at Giro d’Italia

Bahrain-Merida say Team Sky's Mikel Landa will flourish more in the mountains than Geraint Thomas in their joint leadership bid

Mikel Landa in 2016 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali and his Bahrain-Merida team worry more about Team Sky's Mikel Landa than Geraint Thomas ahead of the Giro d'Italia, starting Friday in Sardinia.

Nibali, a two-time winner, named Nairo Quintana (Movistar) as his number one rival today and behind the Colombian, Landa and Thomas.

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