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Etixx – Quick-Step to Rund um Köln

Etixx – Quick-Step has announced the selection that will participate in Rund um Köln, a 196.7km one-day race on Sunday, June 14th.

Participating in the race for Etixx – Quick-Step are the following riders: Carlos Verona, Lukasz Wisniowski, Nikolas Maes, Gianni Meersman, Petr Vakoc, Yves Lampaert, Guillame Van Keirsbulck, and Tom Boonen.

“The parcours of the race in the first part is quite demanding, with up-and-down continuously,” Sport Director Tom Steels said. “So it is difficult to control. It should be an opportunity for a breakaway to establish itself. The team will have to stay focused and maybe jump into a few actions. Then, in the last 50 kilometers, it is completely flat. So the chance is always there for the bunch sprint. We will try to race smart, be in good actions, and be there in case of a bunch arrival. This is also an important moment for two guys like Carlos Verona and Lukasz Wisniowski, as they are returning from injury and this gives them important competition to build their condition. We’ll see what they can do and we are happy they return to competition after a few weeks off.”

14.06 Rund um Köln (GER) 1.1

Riders Tom Boonen (BEL)
Yves Lampaert (BEL)
Nikolas Maes (BEL)
Gianni Meersman (BEL)
Petr Vakoc (CZE)
Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (BEL)
Carlos Verona (AND)
Lukasz Wisniowski (POL)

Sports Director Tom Steels (BEL)

Length 190.0 km
Start 11:25
Finish 16:50
Website: www.rundumkoeln.de

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