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Canada’s Derek Gee to make Grand Tour debut at Giro d’Italia

Derek Gee in Paris-Roubaix

In his first season with Israel-Premier Tech, Derek Gee has been selected as the 2023 Giro d’Italia’s lone Canadian, the team announced on Saturday. The Giro starts with a time trial on Saturday, May 6 in Fossacesia Marina. It will also Gee’s Grand Tour debut.

The 25 year old Canadian has raced Strade Bianche, Milan-San Remo, Gent-Wevelgem and Paris-Roubaix this season. Back in January he contested the WorldTour Santos Tour Down Under.

Gee at Paris-Roubaix. Photo: Sirotti

Israel-Premier Tech will be chasing stage wins in the time trial-heavy Giro.

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