Four members of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team have been invited to the U23 meeting of the Federation
Arturo Grávalos from La Rioja, David Martín from Andalusia, Vicente Hernaiz from Pucelán and Joan Martí Bennassar from the Balearic Islands are among the thirteen players called up by Ramón González Arrieta, the national U23 coach, for a training camp to be held this week.
Between Monday 20 and Friday 24 July, the four riders of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team and their nine companions, including cyclists who have also passed through the training structures of the Alberto Contador Foundation as the brothers Carlos and Raúl García, will remain in the town of Altea, Alicante.
“The objective of the stage will be to carry out a series of training and tests that will allow the technical staff to get to know the state of the riders and to give a profile of the important events on the international calendar, such as the European Championships in Plouay (24-28 August) and the World Championships that will be held in Aigle-Martigny (Switzerland) from 20 to 27 September”, says the Spanish Cycling Federation.
This meeting follows the trail of the initiatives already experienced by the senior men’s and women’s teams, as well as the junior men’s team.
The full call is as follows: Josu Etxeberria (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), Carlos García (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA); Raúl García (Lizarte), Jordi López (Lizarte), Iván Cobo (Lizarte); Xabier Mikel Azparren (Laboral Kutxa), Unai Iribar (Laboral Kutxa) Rubén González (Baqué), Jon Barrenetxea (Baqué); Arturo Grávalos (Kometa), Joan Martí Bennassar (Kometa), David Martín (Kometa), Vicente Hernáiz (Kometa).