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Team LottoNL-Jumbo draws map of New-Zealander in Giro

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LottoNL-Jumbo is counting next week at the New Zealander George Bennett in the Tour of Italy. Also our fellow countryman Gijs Van Hoecke should the colors of the Dutch team at the Giro to defend.

Bennett finished in the recent Tour of the Alps on the fifth place. Previously, he finished in the Tour of Catalonia and sixth. The 26-year-old Van Hoecke was in the Tour of the Alps are satisfied with the 84th place. In the Round of Abu Dhabi, he was 53rd

LottoNL-Jumbo does also appeal to Robert Gesink, who in december announced this year in both the Giro and the Tour to drive. The 31-year-old Dutchman is aiming at the Giro, and later on in the Tour, on stage wins. He won in 2016 in the Tour of Spain mountain stage.

Previous years led Steven Kruijswijk of the Netherlands formation in the Giro, but he is this time not of the party. The 30-year-old Dutchman focuses this year on the Tour de France.

The selection of LottoNL-Jumbo:

George Bennett (Ur), Robert Gesink (Ned), Jos van Emden (Ned), Danny van Poppel (Ned), Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned), Koen Bouwman (Ned), Enrico Battaglin (Ita) and Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel).

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