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Bahrain Merida makes transition Dylan Teuns: “Enormous potential, even if klassementsrenner”

Dylan Teuns (BMC) continues his career from 2018 to continue in Bahrain Merida. The Limburg puncher signed for the team of Vincenzo Nibali a contract for two seasons. That made Bahrain Merida Thursday known.

“It’s great to have such a talented rider on board. We believe in its enormous potential. Not only as a climber, but also as klassementsrenner” responded team manager Brent Copeland. “Dylan is a real professor He is full of ambition and wants constantly higher goals to achieve. He proved it over the past few years by getting better results to drive. We look forward to a good future with each other.”

“I am very happy that I for Bahrain Merida can draw on. It is one of the best teams in the world. I am very satisfied with the program that we for me have been marked. The management shows a lot of confidence in my ability,” said the 26-year-old Teuns.

Teuns made in 2015 his professional debut for the BMC, after he was at the end of 2014, its value had been proven as an intern. The Person broke last year all the way through and won in a short time, the Tour of Wallonie, the Tour of Poland and the Arctic Race of Norway. Teuns succeeded this year not all the way in to confirm. After good results in Paris-Nice (sixth), the Tour of the Basque country (eleventh) and the Brabant Arrow (seventh), took aim he on a win in the ardennes classics. Further than twentieth place Teuns, however, is not. The pocketklimmer state Saturday at the start in the Tour of Poland, where he received his title trying to defend it.

BMC disappears next season from the peloton, and the riders of the American WorldTour-formation are very much in demand. As announced by EF Education First-Drapac that the Italian Alberto Bettiol after one season in BMC returning to the old barn. The 24-year-old Bettiol started in 2014 profbestaan employed by Cannondale, the predecessor of EF Education First-Drapac. “Our team showed Bettiol his great talent. He hit the track in 2018, a little confused, but we will get him back on the track”, says he signed up Jonathan Vaughters.

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