Another super contract: Evenepoel, five years with Deceuninck

The promising 21-year-old Belgian continues his ties with his country's team. In this 2021 he will return to competition at the Giro.


The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck - Quick-Step), 21, has renewed for five seasons with the team with the most triumphs in the last decade, 14 of them in charge of the pearl of international cycling, which has now finished recovering from the serious fall he suffered in the classic Il Lombardia 2020 (his return will take place in the Giro d'Italia, from May 8 to 30). This is another supercontat until 2026, of the same duration as the one signed by Tadej Pogacar with the UAE recently.

Despite turning professional just two years ago, the Belgian has already accumulated an outstanding record that includes the European Time Trial Championship, the San Sebastián Classic and five stage races. In total, since the beginning of the 2019 season, he achieved 14 victories for the team. "I am truly honored to sign for the next five years. This is the longest agreement I have signed with a rider. I am very proud and happy to remain in this wonderful team, where I have already enjoyed many successes, and I hope that we can achieve our dreams ".

For his part, Quick-Step CEO Patrick Lefevere was equally delighted after the new contract was signed. "It is an important step for the future, for the team. Everyone knows what Remco is capable of and how talented he is. As he said, he is happy, and one of my most important roles is keeping him happy and putting the The right people around you. We are happy that Remco continues and look forward to many more great times together. "

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