After riding two seasons for UAE Team Emirates, the 22-year old Filippo Ganna has joined Team Sky the 2019 British World Tour. The Italian cyclist won the Paris-Roubaix under 23 once in 2016 and the Individual Pursuit world title two times, one in 2016 and the latest in 2018
He is currently competing in Paris in the track world Cup and is representing Italy. He most recently participated in the Italian national time trial championships coming in at second place with Gianni Moscon winning the event.
The second new-in
Ganna came up as the second confirmed signing for Team Sky’s 2019 line up after the revelation of Jhonatan Narvaez signing announced last Thursday.
The 22-year old Italian said in an interview that signing with Team Sky was a dream come true. He also said that he has always been impressed by the team’s big wins.
Hoping to improve and develop his craft more with Team Sky he told us that he couldn’t wait to meet his new team mates at the training camp. He also told us that he was very impressed by the way the team approached time trails and it is the area he is looking to develop his skill in.
Current members of Team Sky include names like Wout Poels, Egan Bernal, Michal Kwiatkowski, Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas.