The Cofidis workforce has introduced the extension of its French rider Guillaume Martin, eleventh in the final Tour de France, until the end of subsequent season.
It was in the pipes, it’s now official. Guillaume Martin, who had signed up for 2 seasons at the begin of 2020 with Cofidis, from Wanty Groupe Gobert, has prolonged his contract with the northern workforce, until the end of 2022. The Parisian by delivery, aged 27, has signed a greater than fulfilling first season inside the workforce led by Cédric Vasseur, with an eleventh place in the Tour de France (greatest French), first place in the classification of the Vuelta mountain, and a 3rd place on the Critérium du Dauphiné, on the Traditional de l’Ardèche and on the Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenges. He was additionally decisive in Julian Alaphilippe’s quest for the title of world champion at Imola final September.
“For me, it is a logical and simple choice. I wished to affix in the long run with Cofidis, particularly since we’re organising a long-term undertaking. The workforce simply entered the UCI World Tour final 12 months and there are numerous features which are evolving. What I like is being an actor in a undertaking, with the ability to contribute to the growth of the workforce. I clearly have full confidence in Cédric (Vasseur) and I really feel that that is reciprocal. This can be a wholesome relationship that’s growing, similar to the one with my teammates with whom good issues have fallen into place in 2020. I’m very excited and really pleased to proceed the journey until the end of the 2022 season ”, reacted the rider who is a superb lover of philosophy.
Place in Paris-Good for Martin!
” That’s good news ! We’re delighted to proceed working collectively. Final season, Guillaume Martin completely met our expectations. We’re satisfied that he’ll be capable to proceed to progress with serenity inside our workforce. Every of the members of Cofidis – administration, employees, teammates – is decided to contribute to its progress and growth. We will solely be delighted with this primary contract extension, which demonstrates our want to work collectively in continuity, ”stated Cédric Vasseur. Since the begin of the season, Guillaume Martin, disturbed by a knee harm, has solely participated in two races, ending 16th in the Faun-Ardèche Traditional and 18th in the Royal Bernard Drome Traditional. He hopes to realize momentum throughout Paris-Good, which can begin on Sunday.