At age 27, Emils Liepins is getting his first go at the WorldTour with Trek-Segafredo. Racing for one of the top UCI Pro Continental teams Wallonie-Bruxelles, Emils proved his capabilities with numerous top-10 results over the 2019 season, including a stage win in Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali. Emils is a versatile rider with a fast finishing kick; he can tackle everything from the grueling Classics to stage races, providing support for the Classics and GC leaders to leading out the sprinters. He hails from Latvia and doubles the small Eastern European country’s presence in Trek-Segafredo alongside compatriot Toms Skujins.

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