TORONTO - Canadian Ryder Hesjedal will lead the Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team at the Giro d'Italia which starts this weekend.
The 34-year-old from Victoria won the race in 2012, the first Canadian to claim a Grand Tour cycling event.
Hesjedal leads a nine-man team in the 3,486-kilometre race that starts Saturday
The veteran Canadian was ninth last year.
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