Jumbo-Visma to start in Tour de France with sprint and GC ambitions, Wout van Aert makes his debut
Jun 10 2019 07:48 pm CET

Jumbo-Visma to start in Tour de France with sprint and GC ambitions, Wout van Aert makes his debut
Jumbo-Visma to start in Tour de France with sprint and GC ambitions, Wout van Aert makes his debut
Team Jumbo-Visma

Jumbo-Visma has announced the roster that will face the Tour de France. The Dutch team will start in the second grand tour of the season with a strong formation that will fight for sprints and GC.

The team has been the first WT formation to confirm its roster for the French grand tour and just like last year, it will have sprint and GC ambitions. Dylan Groenewegen will return to the race once again and he already knows what is like to take a victory in the race -as he has won three times- including the Champs-Elysees' closing stage in 2017.

Steven Kruijswijk -who finished in the fifth overall position in 2019- will lead the team's GC ambitions and he will have a strong roster supporting him. Also, Belgian riders Laurens de Plus and Wout van Aert will make their debut in the Grande Boucle, the latter after a successful spring season in which he achieved podium places in Strade Bianche and the E3 BinckBank Classic.

"Wout is ready for this next step", said Jumbo-Visma's sports director Merijn Zeeman. "He makes our team stronger. He hasn't had a lot of race days yet and Wout has prepared himself in an ideal way. After the Tour, he will ride the Prudential Ride London and after that, the preparation for his cyclocross season starts."

Jumbo-Visma's roster for the Tour de France (6th to 28th of July):

Steven Kruijswijk
Dylan Groenewegen
Mike Teunissen
Amund Jansen
Tony Martin
George Bennett
Wout van Aert
Laurens De Plus




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