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Ben O’Connor continues road to Giro d’Italia with UAE Tour debut

Ben O'Connor continues road to Giro d'Italia with UAE Tour debut

Following his impressive victory in his first race of the season at the Vuelta a Murcia, Australia’s Ben O’Connor will be gunning for an top ride overall in his debut participation in the UAE Tour, say his Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale team.

O’Connor had never won so early in the season, but in Murcia, the 28-year-old from Perth was able to drop Classics specialist and breakaway companion Tim Wellens (UAE Team Emirates) on the final ascent of the day, the Alto del Cresta del Gallo, and solo home to the finish.

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