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Tour 2024: Belgian champion Arnaud De Lee catches the eye in Lotto Destiny

Tour 2024: Belgian champion Arnaud De Lee catches the eye in Lotto Destiny

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 9:35 am

Lotto Dstny has announced his selection for the Tour de France. New Belgian champion Arnaud de Lie leads the ProTeam La Grande Boucle. Victor Campenaerts and Maxim van Gils are also in the starting lineup.

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De Lee was crowned Belgian road champion on Sunday. At Zottegem he was boss of Jasper Philipsen, Jordi Meeus, Tim Merlier and Wout van Aert, among others, with a strong sprint. The tour also wants to participate in the tour The bull of Lescheret Throw themselves into sprints. He said after the Belgian tournament that he did not immediately see the green jersey as a goal Cycling. This is 22-year-old Lee’s first appearance on a major tour.

“Arno goes into the Tour without any pressure,” says sporting director Kurt van de Weer in a press release. “It’s his first start and we don’t want to impose expectations on him. He goes to the Tour to learn and gain experience. Of course there are some stages that suit him and he can take his chances in the sprints, but nothing is necessary.

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Maxim van Giles
This will be Maxime Van Giles’ second participation. He made his debut last year and came second after an early breakaway on the stage to Grand Colombier. “Maxim made a great debut at the Tour last year and came close to winning. The goal this year is to win a stage with him, but we all know it won’t be easy.

This year, Van Giles finished third in Stradie Bianche, seventh in Milan-San Remo, third in Flèche-Walloon and fourth in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He won both times in Eschborn-Frankfurt and Grosser-Pres des Cantons Aargau.

The most experienced rider in Lotto Dstny’s selection for the Tour de France is Victor Campenaerts. The 32-year-old is preparing for his third Tour de France. Brent Van Moer also made two starts. Just like De Lie, Cedric Beullens, Harm Vanhoucke, Sébastien Grignard and Jarrad Drizners also made their Tour debuts. The latter, an Australian, is the only non-Belgian to choose Lotto Destiny.