The pair have been picked to represent Spain at the Tour of Azerbaijan, the first race for the Spanish sub-23 team this year.
According to the Spanish Cycling Federation, the following riders will be present:
Jon Ander Insausti, Fran Medina and Diego Rubio (Caja Rural), Carlos Barbero (Euskadi), Juan Carlos Ruitort (BH-Burgos) and Óscar Hernández (GSport-Valencia Terra i Mar).
The race starts Wednesday, May 1, and runs through Sunday.
"We'll go there motivated, and we're sure we'll do well", team selector Pascal Momparler commented. "All the riders are up for it, they've prepared themselves to the max and, though the level of racing will be high, we're bringing riders who're capable of animating the racing every day".
Photo: Iñaki Azanza