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Jolien D'Hoore re-signs to Wiggle Honda

Paris, France 26th July 2015: Fresh from her second position in the second edition of La Course by Le Tour de France, Belgium’s Jolien D’hoore has re-signed on a two year agreement with the 16 rider Wiggle Honda professional women’s cycling team. The team competes in elite road bicycle racing and track events, including the UCI Women’s Road World Cup and UCI World Championship and is based North of Brussels, Belgium.

Jolien, who joined Wiggle Honda for the 2015 season, has enjoyed great success this year, starting in January with victory in the Belgian National Omnium Championship. She currently stands at 5th position in the UCI women’s individual rankings with wins this season including The Ronde van Drenthe World Cup, a stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour and Omloop van Het Hageland

Of her decision to remain with Wiggle Honda Jolien says. “Since day one I have bonded with the others in the Wiggle Honda team, not just the other cyclists but the team management, too. We have a great team ethic and spirit and still have work to do in terms of what we wish to achieve together and I am delighted to know that I will be a part of this great team setup for at least the next two seasons.”

According to Rochelle Gilmore, Wiggle Honda Team Managing Director, “Jolien has done fantastically well this season and made great strides as a professional road cyclist. Her results stand for themselves and this plus her dedication to the success of the team made our decision to court her services for the next two seasons a no-brainer. It’s fantastic that she has agreed to extend her stay and work with us to achieve success beyond 2015.”

Wiggle Honda was founded by top Australian cyclist, Rochelle Gilmore in 2012 and is backed by the Bradley Wiggins Foundation, British Cycling and Cycling Australia.

The team’s two main sponsors are Wiggle, the world’s biggest online cycling and trisports retailer and car manufacturer Honda. As for personnel, the team with riders from nine countries is on its third line up and for 2015 this includes some of the biggest names and most successful and exciting riders in world cycling, including Great Britain’s Team Pursuit Olympic Track Champion Dani King; Italian road and track racing legend Giorgia Bronzini (with over 70 victories on the road to her credit); 11 times Japanese National Champion Mayuko Hagiwara, Amy Roberts, European Junior Track Cycling Champion in Team Pursuit and current Dual World Champion Nettie Edmondson from Australia.

Jolien D’hoore – Facts & Stats

Date of Birth: 14/03/1990
Place of Birth: Ghent, Belgium
Disciplines: Road, Track
Results:
2015 Ronde van Drenthe World Cup
2015 Omloop van Het Hageland
2015 Energiewacht Tour - Stage 1
2015 2nd La Course by La Tour de France
2015 2nd Overall The Women's Tour
2015 2nd Overall Tour of Flanders
2014 1st Track World Cup Mexico (Omnium)
2014 5th stage Holland Ladies Tour
2014 Three stages (& overall) BeNe Ladies Tour
2014 Diamond Tour 2012 &
2014 Belgian National Road Champion

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