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"Plaza is a complete professional rider, we know we can entrust him the responsibility of the important role of supporter of the team captains."

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07.10.2014 @ 15:02 Posted by Renaud Breban

After the departure of Winner Anacona (Movistar Team), Elia Favilli (Neri Sottoli) and Luca Wackermann (Neri Sottoli), the Italian Lampre Merida announces first recruit for the 2015 season. 

 

In a press release, she announces that she hired the Spanish rider Ruben Plaza. Brent Copeland, the general manager is really satisfied by this news : "Rubén enhanced his awareness of his skills and improve his experience to a good level. He’s a complete professional rider, we know we can entrust him the responsibility of the important role of supporter of the team captains."

 

In 1991, Plaza was born in Ibi, in Alicante, in Spain. He began to cycle in 1991 and ten years later, in 2011, he lived his first season in pro cycling : during 14, the Spanish obtained 22 victories, the most important of which are two Spanish national titles and one stage in Vuelta a Espana 2005 (Alcalà time trial). Another important result is the 12th place he got in the overall classification in Tour de France 2010, in his debut in the Grande Boucle.

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