Interview point: Jan Hirt about Giro, new role and cycling in Czech Republic
The Czech rider Jan Hirt is riding his second Giro d’Italia in career. In 2017, in his previous team, Jan was like a “free player” who could do his race and achieve personal results. Now, in Astana Pro Team Hirt is one of the key riders in the “train” of Miguel Angel Lopez, the leader of the Kazakh team. In the second rest day at the Giro d’Italia Jan Hirt talks about his attitude to the Italian Grand tour, shares his impressions of a new role in the team and assesses the popularity of cycling in Czech Republic.