Lotto-Soudal via Instagram his selection for the Tour of Spain announced. Seven compatriots and one Pole on 25 August at the start of the last Lap of the season.
Most notable names are those of Tiesj Benoot and Thomas De Gendt. Both reason already the Tour but Benoot had after a few days as a result of a crash. De Gendt rode the Tour well, but could not prove, as had been hoped for. The Company also did last year’s the double, and then won a stage in the Vuelta.
Also Tomasz Marczynski goes for the double Tour-Vuelta. The Pool rode a rather anonymous Tour and hopes in the Vuelta, his success of last year. He then won a stage, just as Sander Armée that again this year the party is.
The other four riders are: Jelle Wallays, Tosh Van der Sande, Maxime Monfort and Bjorg Lambrecht. For climbing skill Lambrecht is his debut in a grand tour. For Lambrecht, it is especially important to enable the limits to be scanned.