It is not news that cycling can help you to get rid of many health-related issues. People who seem to exercise a lot have low chances of getting any issues compared to those who don’t even move his pinkie finger. Cycling is known as a sport, an activity, and a race competition which helps you to keep your body and mind fit and young. There are also studies that mention ‘cycling can reduce fast ageing making you look younger.’ Cycling has emerged as a competition where the participants compete with each other to finish the track in less time. UCI World Tour is one such competition where competitors participate and compete with each other. In this post, we will be discussing more about the young representatives or participates of 2020 UCI World Tour. Without much further ado, let us hit the post, shall we?
1. JOÃO ALMEIDA
Portuguese born Almeida is 21-year-old young participant racing for Deceuninck – Quick-Step. He is a young icon who holds the most promising under-23 talents. He has bagged many rewards and titles, and few of them are under-23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2018, reaching second place in under-23 Giro d’Italia, reaching seventh in the famous Tour de l’Avenir. Even though he is known to perform in the young races, he has tried for senior races too.
2. ANDRES CAMILO ARDILA
The second famous youth icon is none other than the 20-year-old native to Colombia. He is racing for one of the outstanding team ever in history, named the UAE Team Emirates. Colombia has given birth to a few of the best cyclist as well as many other sports icons in the world. He has won much success in the recent years, and one of them comprise of Giro d’Italia.
3. ANDREA BAGIOLI
The third one of none other than the Italian, 20 years old, Andrea Bagioli. He would be working for Deceuninck – Quick-Step in the coming year. He has bagged much recognition, and few of them comprise of Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Ronde de l’Isard in France.
4. STEFAN BISSEGGER
Aged 21, Stefan Bissegger belongs to Swiss. The team he is racing for is none other than the EF Education First Pro Cycling. He holds a record for participating in the 018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. Apart from that, he has also won Tour du Jura Cicliste and Tour de l’Ain, Tour de l’Avenir.
5. MIKKEL BJERG
Danish-born 21-year-old Mikkel Bjerg currently belongs to the UAE Team Emirates. He holds a record for participating and finishing successfully in the UCI Road World Championships for the consecutive three years, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
The world has seen many exciting and amazing things, and the above mentioned five icons are just a few of them. With these young minds, the world of cycling is yet to see some essential and extraordinary competition in the upcoming years.