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Greg Van Avermaet gets with Austrian Zoidl immediately a replacement for the opgestapte Denifl

With Riccardo Zoidl has the WorldTour-formation CCC Team already has a replacement for Stefan Denifl bite. Denifl showed due to “personal reasons” his contract for 2019 dissolve.

The 30-year-old Zoidl, that teammate of, among others, Greg Van Avermaet and Serge Pauwels, rode the past two years for the continental team Team Felbermayr-Simplon Wels. From 2014 to 2016, he wore the shirt of Pull, now he will be so again, for a WorldTour team took office.

“This is one of the best christmas presents I ever received,” says the former Austrian champion on the road and against the clock, in 2013, the round of his country and this year the Tour of the Czech republic won. “This opportunity I must seize. I will try to show that I deserve in the WorldTour to ride.”

“We look forward to Riccardo again at the highest level to see the work, we believe that we can help him to regain his best level to pick up,” says general manager Jim Ochowicz. “Riccardo’s climbing skill will be an asset to the team, especially in the stage races of one week.”

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