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Full crew of Michael Goolaerts drops down to Brabant Arrow: “As a tribute and at the request of the family”

Tomorrow is the 58th Brabantse pijl place, with Veranda’s Willems-Crelan at the start. “After consultation and also at the request of the family of Michael Goolaerts and our riders, it was decided the competition to grasp”, it sounds.

“Most of all, the Brabant Arrow our first course after the tragic death of our team mate and friend. The first contest that we will drive with Michael in our thoughts. #All4Goolie!”

The entire team comes Tuesday together, also the riders that are not on the selectieformulier. The riders at the start will appear are Sean De Bie, Elias Of Breussegem, Arjen Livyns, Dries De Bondt, Zico Waeytens, Mathias The White and Huub Duijn.

“This is a time to come together as a team and assisting one another. The riders who Wednesday do not drive will have to support the riders who do drive. Everyone contributes to the team. Everyone is seated Wednesday in the contest. All ‘Sniper’. This is a tribute to Michael. #All4Goolie!”

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Subdued start

“In addition to a minute’s silence at the start will, in comparison with other years, everything is much serener expired”, gave the organiser Pascal Demol of the Brabant Arrow already. “On the performance of the team on the starting podium in Leuven will be the team of Veranda’s Willems-Crelan the last turn. After one minute of silence, we start at 12: 30 from the Grand-place. The soldiers of the late Michael Goolaerts will be the peloton’s exit from the first loop around the start town of Leuven. The official departure will have a minute of silence to follow.”

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