World time trial champion Filippo Ganna has signed a four-year contract extension with Ineos Grenadiers that will see him stay with the British team until the end of 2027. The 26-year-old joined Ineos Grenadiers in 2019 and has developed into one of the best time triallists in the world while continuing to dominate in the pursuit events on the track with Italy. He recently made his Tour de France debut but has postponed a planned Hour Record attempt on the track until later this year or perhaps 2023.
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Having talked up an attempt at the World Hour Record in the past, Filippo Ganna is set to take on the challenge later this year, with August 23-24 set aside for his attempt. The Italian will take on the challenge at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland – the same venue that Ellen van Dijk will make her attempt on Monday, May 23 – reports La Gazzetta dello Sport.
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Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) continues to amaze everyone, including himself, with uphill sprinting the latest addition to his long list of attributes. The time trial world champion had already underlined his superiority against the clock with victory in the opening prologue at the Tour de la Provence, and had demonstrated his ability in the crosswinds in helping tee up Elia Viviani’s victory from a group of 25 on the opening road stage.
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Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) has confirmed he will target Milan-San Remo, Paris-Roubaix, the yellow jersey at the Tour de France and possibly the Hour Record in 2022, naming Francesco Moser as a rouleur role model and inspiration for his numerous goals. Moser achieved all of those objectives during his long...
Filippo Ganna is to be given the freedom to explore his own chances at the Classics this year, as the Italian seeks to break out of his assumed role. The double world time trial champion wants to prove that there is more to his cycling than simply racing against the clock. He has form, showing his power on the sterrato stage of last year's Giro d'Italia, blowing the race apart.
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