Peter Sagan confirmed in Bora-Hansgrohe squad for Vuelta a España 2018

Emanuel Buchmann will lead the team's GC challenge while Rafal Majka will go in search of stage wins

Sagan won the reduced bunch sprint (Image: Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

World champion Peter Sagan has been confirmed in Bora-Hansgrohe's team for the 2018 Vuelta a España.

Sagan will be in search of stage wins along with Rafal Majka, who had attempted a GC challenge at the Tour de France in July before falling out of contention. German Emanuel Buchmann will lead the team's overall challenge in Spain.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).