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Lotto Belisol: Overview of the victories of Lotto Belisol in 2013

Lotto Belisol has 28 official victories at the end of this season. Tuesday Jens Debusschere added the last one in the Nationale Sluitingsprijs Putte-Kapellen. For the 24-year-old guy from West-Flanders it was his fourth win in a short time. On the 20th of September he took his very first victory as a pro in the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen Koolskamp. In the beginning of October a stage win in the Eurométropole Tour and the overall victory followed.

The series of Lotto Belisol started in the Tour of Gabon, where the team won four out of seven stages. Both Fréderique Robert and Gert Dockx won two times. André Greipel warmed up for the Tour Down Under in a criterium in Adelaide and was the best there. In the stage race he could celebrate three times, it were his first official victories of the season.

It became a total of thirteen for the Gorilla, among it the German national title on the 23rd of June in Wangen. With the jersey he could attend the Tour de France. After the sprint train was put on the rails perfectly André Greipel could throw his hands up in the air at the finish in Montpellier. It was his fifth stage win ever in La Grande Boucle. In September he reeled in the Brussels Cycling Classic.

Kenny Dehaes was also the winner several times. In the Challenge Mallorca in February he was the fastest. A month later he left his opponents behind in the Handzame Classic. He put Halle-Ingooigem on his record as well and rode to the victory in the fourth stage of the Tour de Wallonie.

Jürgen Roelandts took the win in the fith stage of the Tour Méditerranéen. Jonas Van Genechten sprinted the fastest in the Grand Prix Pino Cerami. And finally there was the stage win of Adam Hansen in the Giro. He was part of the break in the seventh stage from Marina di San Salvo to Pescara. The last twenty kilometers he went solo, the pouring rain couldn’t stop him. At the finish he could enjoy.

Next to the official UCI victories a Lotto Belisol rider was also the best in seven criteriums or local races. Here you find an overview of all the wins.

Victories of Lotto Belisol in 2013:
14/01 – Tropicale Amissa Bongo (2.1) stage 1 : Fréderique Robert
16/01 – Tropicale Amissa Bongo (2.1) stage 3 : Gert Dockx
18/01 – Tropicale Amissa Bongo (2.1) stage 5 : Fréderique Robert
20/01 – Tropicale Amissa Bongo (2.1) stage 7 : Gert Dockx
22/02 – Tour Down Under (WT) stage 1 : André Greipel
25/01 – Tour Down Under (WT) stage 4 : André Greipel
27/01 – Tour Down Under (WT) stage 6 : André Greipel
03/02 – Challenge Mallorca (1.1) stage 1 : Kenny Dehaes
06/02 – Tour Méditerranéen (2.1) stage 1 : André Greipel
10/02 – Tour Méditerranéen (2.1) stage 5 : Jürgen Roelandts
15/03 – Handzame Classic (1.1) : Kenny Dehaes
04/04 – GP Pino Cerami (1.1) : Jonas Van Genechten
24/04 – Tour of Turkey (2.BC) stage 4: André Greipel
25/04 – Tour of Turkey (2.BC): stage 5 André Greipel
10/05 – Giro d’Italia (WT) stage 7: Adam Hansen
22/05 – Tour of Belgium (2.BC) stage 1: André Greipel
23/05 – Tour of Belgium (2.BC) stage 2: André Greipel
02/06 – Zeeland Seaport (1.1): André Greipel
19/06 – Halle – Ingooigem (1.1): Kenny Dehaes
23/06 – German Championship (1.1): André Greipel
04/07 – Tour de France (WT) stage 6 : André Greipel
23/07 – Tour de Wallonie (2.HC) stage 4 : Kenny Dehaes
15/08 – Eneco Tour (WT) stage 4: André Greipel
07/09 – Brussels Cycling Classic (1.BC): André Greipel
20/09 – Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen Koolskamp (1.BC): Jens Debusschere
03/10 – Eurométropole Tour (2.BC) stage 1: Jens Debusschere
06/10 – Eurométropole Tour (2.BC) GC : Jens Debusschere
15/10 – Nationale Slutingsprijs Putte-Kapellen (1.1) : Jens Debusschere

Criteriums:
20/01 – People’s Choice Classic : André Greipel
24/07 – Tour de Neuss : André Greipel
28/07 – Sparkassen Giro Bochum: André Greipel
19/08 – Derny criterium ‘s-Gravenwezel: Tosh Van der Sande

Local races:
15/07 – GP Dubois : Kenny Dehaes
22/07 – Dentergem : Fréderique Robert
13/08 – Heusden Koerse : Kenny Dehaes

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