Team KATUSHA’s leaders for the coming Giro d’Italia are a Russian and an Estonian rider. Russian Ilnur Zakarin was one of the revelations of last year. in his first WorldTour season he won the Overall in the Tour de Romandie where he beated teammate Simon Špilak and Chris Froome.
Later he won the epic Giro rain stage to Imola. In 2016 Zakarin aims the Overall Giro classification. Also Estonian Rein Taaramäe is motivated. After some years with health problem he is back. Team Katusha expects a lot from both riders who talk in the video about their ambitions, their conditions and their love for Italy.