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Team Jumbo-Visma has renewed the contracts of Tom Leezer, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Paul Martens and Maarten Wynants until the end of the 2020 season.
Merijn Zeeman emphasizes the role of the quartet. “Tom, Paul, Bert-Jan and Maarten are real team players”, the sportive director of Team Jumbo-Visma says. “They are very important for our team leaders and they also support the development of our young talents. I am very satisfied with the fact that they are loyal to our team.”
Leezer is happy to be part of the Dutch squad for the coming year as well. “I have been racing for the team for almost fifteen years. I have had a good year and enjoyed building successes. I am very happy that we will continue to do so together.”
Martens feels confident. “I am very happy and proud that I will continue to be part of this successful team. I have helped it grow in recent years. I hope to help many young talents. My experience is really appreciated in this way”, the German road captain says. Lindeman feels at home at Team Jumbo-Visma. “It’s great that I can ride for such a great team. I feel at home here and therefore I am very happy with my new contract.”
Wynants endorses those words. “I have experienced the development of the team from up close”, the experienced Fleming says. “I look forward to fulfilling the role of road captain for another year. The ultimate dream is to win a monument with this team next spring.”
Floris De Tier, Neilson Powless and Danny van Poppel are leaving Team Jumbo-Visma.