Cheng Ji first Chinese rider in Tour
PARIS -- Cheng Ji will become the first Chinese rider to race in the Tour de France when he lines up for Team Giant-Shimano at the start July 5 in Leeds, England.
Cheng was included Wednesday on the team's nine-rider lineup for the 101st edition of the Tour. He will be part of Giant-Shimano's sprint formations attempting to deliver Marcel Kittel and John Degenkolb to stage victories.
Giant-Shimano coach Rudi Kemna said riding the Tour "will be huge for him and his country, and we ...
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