Team Bahrain Merida renews with Yukiya Arashiro in 2019
We are delighted to announce our Japanese star Yukiya Arashiro extends his contract with Team Bahrain Merida for 2019 season. He is a rider with a wealth of experience in different race discipline. After the injuries in Tour of Japan and Binckbank Tour, he made it to recover and back to the peloton within a short period of time, which shows his perseverance and professionalism as a pro rider. There is no doubt that Yukiya is one of the most steady and trustworthy men in our roster.
“I had many injuries from the crashes this season. But I’m very grateful to many staff of the team who took care for me each time. I’m glad that I can continue with Team Bahrain Merida next year, and I am convinced that next season will be a wonderful season,” says Yukiya Arashiro with full of confidence for his bright future with Team Bahrain Merida.
From Brent Copeland, our general manager: “It is with great pleasure that we announce the renewal of Yukiya’s contract. He is the most popular Japanese cyclist and a very hard and dedicated athlete with a vast amount of experience. I have been working together with Arashiro for 3 years now and each year has been more pleasurable. He always gives 100% to whatever role he is assigned on the team and this can vary a lot as he is a very complete rider who can cover many areas. We are thrilled to have him continue with us and we looking forward to another exciting season with him as I am sure all his fans and supporters are, especially the fantastic Japanese supporters of Team Bahrain Merida.”
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