Maarten Wynants drive Sunday the Tour of Flanders in the service of Timo Roosen. That was on the grounds of LottoNL-Jumbo as a team leader designated. The 25-year-old Dutchman was Wednesday, the thirteenth in Dwars door Vlaanderen and fills the gap that has been created by the absence of Lars Boom. Also the Norwegian Amund Grondahl Jansen enjoys a protected status by the Dutch cycling team.
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Tree underwent in January, a surgery in which cardiac arrhythmias were fixed and experienced in Paris-Nice that he has not recovered sufficiently. He therefore let his favorite spring classics shoot and makes Saturday a cautious comeback in the Volta Limburg Classic. “Because Lars does not start, we will go otherwise this contest. We will try freer exchange rates. We are curious to see what Timo and Amund. They should try a good result to drive”, explained directeur sportif Nico Verhoeven.
For the 35-year-old Wynants is the the twelfth Round. Two times he finished in the top twenty (19th in 2010, 20th in 2011).
Selection LottoNL-Jumbo: Timo Roosen (Ned), Jos van Emden (Ned), Pascal Eenkhoorn (Ned), Bram Tankink (Ned), Robert Wagner (Ger), Maarten Wynants.