Lotto Soudal cyclist Andre Greipel has eyes set on 2016 Tour De France stage win

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Belgian professional cycling team Lotto–Soudal confirmed on Thursday that its veteran stage winning cyclist André Greipel will be representing the team in the 2016 Tour de France which starts early next month.

Greipel has won over 20 Grand Tour stages at the Tour De France, Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia is set to be a sprint favorite coming into this years edition of the French tour. After successfully winning four stages in last years Tour de France, team Lotto–Soudal believe that we can expect a stage win from Griepel.

With approximately eight flat stages that directly suit the German cyclist, audiences can expect to see the extent of Greipels form within the first week of the tour. The 33-year-old will be joined by eight teammates including Lars Bak,Thomas De Gendt,Jens Debusschere, Tony Gallopin, Adam Hansen, Greg Henderson, Jürgen Roelandts and Marcel Sieberg. According to Lotto–Soudal, these riders will prove to be vital in providing a ‘lead-out train’ to assist Griepel against notable sprint finishers including Mark Cavendish from team  Dimension Data and Marcel Kittel representing  Etixx-Quick Step.



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