The Danish cyclist Jakob Fuglsang is going to again be the captain of the Astana team, when running the Tour de France next year.
The typing of the Kazakh cycling team on Twitter, after the team has held a press conference in Altea, on Sunday.
It will thus be the second year in a row, the dane will get the role as captain.
At this year's Tour de France, it was a disappointing 12.-space for Fuglsang.
Before the race, he had stated that he had objective of a top-5 ranking.
After the Tour came to her point of view, that there was a kind of imbalance in the body, which prevented him to provide the physical effort.
- I've become a little wiser, but it is a little convoluted, and I'm not sure that I even understand it all.
- But I've got some recommendations for how I avoid it. It is a relief that there actually was something wrong. That it is not acted on, that I was not in shape. Now I have after all something to work with, said Jakob Fuglsang in september to the news agency Ritzau.
His best finish at the Tour de France was in 2013, when the team ended up as number seven.
the Tour de France next year running from 29. June 21. July.
team leader Alexandre Vinokourov announced at the same time at the press conference, that at the Giro d'italia run for Miguel Ángel López.