The French WorldTour team Groupama-FDJ has the transition of Stefan Küng confirmed. The 24-year-old Swiss is coming in 2019 the team of Marc Madiot strengthen and signed for two seasons. The hardrijder is the following toprenner in the row that the chasing BMC leave.
Küng has been driving his whole profloopbaan, since 2015, at BMC. Previously, he was a competitor on the piste to be successful at several world CHAMPIONSHIPS and european CHAMPIONSHIPS. The Swiss was in his early years, ‘the new Cancellara’ because of its tijdritcapaciteiten and interest in the Flemish work. On his list are so far, two Swiss titles in the time trial and further stages in the Tour de Romandie and Binckbank Tour. In his first profjaar he was with BMC immediately world champion ploegentijdrijden.
Marc Madiot stated on the website of the team’s new addition. “Küng is a rider who always has a lot of meaning to race, who knows how the others hurt, and with his nose in the wind can drive. Riders like him, we need them. He is still very young, but is already ready to be our leader in stage races a week with a time trial in. It’s a very nice addition and we are very happy with it.”