Astana Pro Team inks deal with Jonas Gregaard Wilsly
Oct 17 2018 03:16 am CET

Astana Pro Team inks deal with Jonas Gregaard Wilsly
Astana Pro Team inks deal with Jonas Gregaard Wilsly

Astana Pro Team has signed young rider Jonas Gregaard Wilsly. The Danish rider has inked a two-year deal with the team, stepping up from being a stagiaire in 2018.

Wilsly joined the team as a trainee on the first of August of 2018 and has already appeared in races like the Vuelta a Burgos, the Brussels Cycling Classic and the GP de Fourmies. "First of all I am super happy to be a trainee and to become a rider in such a strong team as Astana Pro Team and I think this is the best team to continue my development and to learn a lot from the whole team around," the rider commented.

"I am looking forward to the new season; it will be great to ride the races of the highest level and to help all the strong riders of the team. I am also super proud on starting my professional career with Astana Pro Team. This is a really big opportunity for me."

The rider has a palmares that includes a victory at the Kreiz Breizk Elites, the third place at the 2017 Tour of Malopolska and the tenth place of the 2017 Tour of Denmark. "Jonas Wilsly did a few races with our team and he has got some good evaluations both from sports directors and his future teammates," said general manager Alexandr Vinokourov.

"Jonas is a talented, serious and hardworking rider, he is 100% dedicated to cycling. He fits well into our team, and I am happy that he will begin his professional career in Astana. He has everything he needs to become a strong and successful athlete of the highest level."



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