Giro d'Italia

No Gilbert or Greipel for Omega Pharma’s Giro d’Italia squad

Omega Pharma-Lotto brings a mixed squad of stage-hunters as star riders André Greipel and Philippe Gilbert are giving the Giro d’Italia a pass.

Omega Pharma-Lotto brings a mixed squad of stage-hunters as star riders André Greipel and Philippe Gilbert are giving the Giro d’Italia a pass.

Gilbert is recovering following his Ardennes treble and will race the Tour de France for the first time in three years while Greipel, hot off a stage-win at the Tour of Turkey, will be also looking to prepare for the Tour later this season.

Omega Pharma-Lotto for Giro d’Italia: Jan Bakelants, Adam Blythe, Bart de Clercq, Francis de Greef, Gert Dockx, Oliver Kaisen, Sebastian Lang, Klaas Lodewyck, Jussi Veikkanen