After the good performance at the Tour de France, where he won a stage, wore the Yellow Jersey for two days and concluded 5th in the GC, Fabio Aru will return to race at the Vuelta a Espana, on next August 19th.
The Italian will be the leader of the Astana Pro Team for the Spanish three weeks race.
While the entire roster of the Kazakh Team will be decided in the coming days, to help Fabio in the many mountain stages of the Vuelta, is confirmed the presence of the Colombian climber, Miguel Angel Lopez, and of the two Spanish riders, Luis Leon Sanchez and Pello Bilbao.
In his career Fabio Aru was 5th in the final GC in 2014 and won the 2015 edition of the Vuelta a Espana.
In 2017 the Spanish three weeks race will start on August 19th with a 13.8 km TTT in Nimes (France) and will end on September 10th with the traditional stage in Madrid city centre.