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12 queries with Greg van Avermaet

With the anomaly that is the 2020 period, all areas of racing have been affected. Cancelled races have had a destructive knock-on impact for riders, groups and sponsors alike. Even now as racing has now resumed, there has been a remarkable volume of drama with a packed calendar and riders and groups keen to salvage what is still left from a period that numerous will be wanting forward to observing the back again of.

Greg Van Avermaet has not been spared from the disruption. The Classics professional observed his season’s target crumble away in front of him as nicely as the speculation that CCC Staff are on the hunt for a new sponsor. To compound the disruption, the reigning Olympic highway race champion will have to wait around one more calendar year just before he can defend his title in Tokyo. Nonetheless, with racing again in the calendar, Van Avermaet has seemingly picked up exactly where he left off, with 3 prime 10 finishes in a few a person-day races, as nicely as 2nd on GC at the Tour de Wallonie. And obtaining signed a new 3-12 months agreement with the AG2R La Mondiale workforce, which will be regarded as AG2R Citroën, the foreseeable future can be regarded a very little a lot more optimistically.