The Frenchman will stay with the team until at least the end of 2023.

Rémi Cavagna joined the Wolfpack in 2017 and has since turned into one of the best time trialists in the world, the victories he got at the French Championships, Tour de Romandie or Tour de Pologne serving as testimony to his prowess against the clock. The Frenchman’s appetite for long solo efforts has netted him memorable wins also at the Vuelta a España, Tour of California and the Road Nationals, where just two months ago he was crowned champion after an entire day spent in the breakaway.

Back home after an excellent Tour de Pologne, where besides his stage victory in Katowice he also helped Deceuninck – Quick-Step win the team classification, Rémi put pen to paper, adding two more years to his contract with the most successful squad in the world.

“I couldn’t be happier! Staying with this fantastic team is like a dream that goes on and on. I always dreamed of riding for the Wolfpack and having the opportunity to be here and improve in this environment is incredible. I’m proud to ride in my French National Champion jersey for the number one team in the world. I want to thank Patrick Lefevere for the confidence and also the staff, because they too are an important part and one of the reasons this squad is so strong. Deceuninck – Quick-Step is a team that always goes for the win and I hope to contribute with some more victories in the future”, said the 26-year-old, whose next race will be the Deutschland Tour.

Deceuninck – Quick-Step CEO Patrick Lefevere was equally delighted at having retained the services of the French Champion: “We know Rémi since his U23 days and we have always believed in him, not only because his potential was obvious, but also because he’s hard-working and always with his feet on the ground, giving his everything for the team and keen on becoming better. To have him on the team for the next two years gives us a lot of pleasure and we look forward to seeing more great things from him.”

 

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