Carolina Upegui and Irene Méndez are the latest Bizkaia Durango signatures for the next year

The colombian Colnago CM and Río Miera Cantabria Deporte are the teams they’re coming from respectively

The 5th and 6th riders of the Bizkaia Durango confirmed for the moment by the team are Carolina Upegui and Irene Méndez. Irene, a track experienced rider, will race her fourth season as a pro and has declared that “it’s a pleasure for me to join the team, I am very happy to take another step in my sporting career cause arriving in Bizkaia Durango is an opportunity to grow that I want to enjoy every day of this 2022“.

Irene Méndez
Irene Méndez competing in her ex team outfit.

2022 will be the third year for Carolina Upegui as a pro and her first in Europe, after beeing selected last year to compete for Colombia at the world championships held in Imola and doing some races in Turkey and Italy. Upegui won seven speed skating world championships and has shown her thrills assuring that “I am very grateful and happy to be part of BizkaiaDurango, I will do my best to get the best results for the team. Im sure it will be a wonderful experience“.

Carolina Upegui
Carolina Upegui will face her first year far from her homeland.

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