UAE Team Emirates sign sprinter Juan Sebastián Molano

09 October 2018 12:44
Colombia's Juan Sebastián Molano will join UAE Team Emirates in 2019, with the 23-year-old signing a two-year contract, his new team announced on Monday. The up-and-coming sprinter joins the WorldTour team from Pro Continental squad Manazana Postobon, where he's ridden for the past three seasons. The announcement came on the same day that Molano won stage 1 of the eight-day Tour of Taihu Lake stage race in China.ADVERTISEMENT He has already won the Pan-American Championships road race this season, where he beat Argentina's Max Richeze – best known as Fernando Gaviria's lead-out man at Quick-Step Floors – and won a stage and the overall title at the Tour of China I, as well as a stage at the Tour of China II, in September. Last season, Molano won two stages of the Volta ao Alentejo in Portugal, and was third at the GP de Denain behind big-name sprinters Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) and Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis). "To be part of a team like UAE Team Emirates is a dream come true," Molano said of his signing on UAE's website. "To get to this point means that my hard work is paying off, and for that reason I feel calm and motivated, ready to give my best possible in the team. You can read more at Cyclingnews.com . read full article

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