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Homecoming for Campenaerts at Belgium’s “Opening Weekend”

Victor Campenaerts, Dimitri Claeys and Sander Armée will lead the local charge for Team Qhubeka ASSOS for cycling’s iconic “Opening Weekend” of racing in Belgium. The trio will be taking to their home roads on Saturday for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (200.6km), with Campenaerts and Claeys then also set to compete in Sunday’s Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne (199.2km). In Saturday’s race, in which Jasper Stuyven is the defending champion, they will be supported by Dane Emil Vinjebo, Lukasz Wisniowski from Poland, the USA’s Sean Bennett and Austrian road captain Michael Gogl. At this point, there is one change slated for Sunday’s line-up with Spain’s Carlos Barbero set to come.

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Giacomo Nizzolo 8th on stage 4 of UAE Tour

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won the 4th stage of the UAE Tour, which ended in a mass sprint on Al Marjan Island. Stage 4 of the UAE Tour was the longest of the race, measuring in at 204km. The stage was always going to come down to a mass sprint as very little elevation gain and wind had to be dealt with. Team Qhubeka ASSOS ensured Giacomo Nizzolo was well placed throughout the stage as they worked to deliver the European and Italian champion to the line. The team did a great job to bring Nizzolo into the final kilometer right up near the head of.

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Walscheid powers to 7th at UAE Tour time trial

Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) won the stage 2 individual time trial of the UAE Tour. Team Qhubeka ASSOS had Max Walscheid finish in an impressive 7th place on the stage. Stage 2 of the UAE Tour saw riders take on a flat and fast 13km time trial course on Al Hudayriat Island. The open and exposed course meant the main factor for riders to deal with today, would be the wind. As one of the earlier starters, Walscheid set a solid time of 14’28” and was provisionally in 4th place. With still the majority of the field to go though, it was quite a wait.

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Nizzolo & Pozzovivo lead Team Qhubeka ASSOS at UAE Tour

The UCI World Tour gets underway this weekend with the UAE Tour taking place between 21-27 February. The Italian duo of Giacomo Nizzolo and Domenico Pozzovivo will lead Team Qhubeka ASSOS at the middle-east’s premier cycling race. The UAE Tour will consist of 7 stages; four of which suit the sprinters, two summit finishes and an individual time trial. With something for every type of rider, and as the debut UCI World Tour race of the season, the 2021 UAE Tour has attracted arguably it’s strongest peloton ever. Team Qhubeka ASSOS will have one of the race’s headline sprinters at the start, European and Italian.

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Clarke to guide Team Qhubeka ASSOS at Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var

Team Qhubeka ASSOS has announced its seven-rider line-up for the Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var, which will see our team lean on the road leadership qualities of Simon Clarke in what promises to be a very tough race. The 34-year-old Australian recently made a strong debut for the team at Étoile de Bessèges, where Michael Gogl finished sixth overall and Giacomo Nizzolo performed excellently in the sprints, and he now takes to the start line of a race that looks to provide an intense early-season test for all of the competitors. Clarke will be joined by 25-year-old compatriot Robert Power; as the highly-rated.

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS exceed expectations in strong start to 2021 season

Team Qhubeka ASSOS have made a very strong start to the 2021 road racing season; one which Head Sports Director Lars Michaelsen says: “has exceeded realistic expectations”. Team Qhubeka ASSOS (formerly NTT Pro Cycling) – Africa’s UCI WorldTour team – only secured its future in the final months of 2020 and as such, compared to many of our competitors, entered the new season rapidly assembling all of the critical parts to be fully operational, at the highest level, by the time that racing resumed in 2021. The team has competed at Étoile de Bessèges and Tour de la Provence, showing some strong early season form.

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