Deceuninck – Quick-Step Floors Cycling Team (Belgium) - Press Release: One of the best neo-pros of the season, the Belgian has inked a new deal with the UCI World Team Classification leader for an additional three years.
After graduating from the junior ranks straight to the World Tour, Remco Evenepoel didn’t need too much time before making the headlines, at his very first race, the Vuelta a San Juan, where a solid ride netted him a place in the top 10 overall and the best young rider jersey. But his breakthrough came on home turf, at the beginning of June, when Evenepoel took the Belgium Tour by storm, notching up a spectacular solo victory on his way to clinching the overall and points classifications.
Fast forward a couple of weeks, and Remco continued his stellar campaign by taking a stage win at the Adriatica Ionica Race and then by becoming the third-youngest rider in history to claim a major one-day classic, when he rode away from the peloton and triumphed at the prestigious Clasica San Sebastian. This success was followed just a few days later by another sensational victory – gold at the European ITT Championships – and now by a contract that will keep him with the Wolfpack until the end of 2023.
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