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“We aimed for thirty victories and it’s beautiful that we’ve succeeded. Today, I definitely need to compliment Marc Goos. He came here with GC ambitions, but worked very hard for Theo."

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21.10.2013 @ 17:48 Posted by Jesper Ralbjerg

The Belkin Pro Cycling Team bagged its 30th win of the season in the streets of Haikou today when Theo Bos sprinted to victory in stage two of the Tour of Hainan. Race leader Moreno Hofland finished in second place to complete a one-two for the team.

 

“The first 70 kilometres were pretty hectic,” said Sports Director Michiel Elijzen. “It was difficult but the boys covered every attack until a break of three got away which we thought was easy to control. We were proven to be right, as they were reeled in with 15 kilometres to go. Then the boys prepared the sprint for Theo, which was great. It’s great for Theo to win. This is good for his confidence.”

 

At the beginning of the season the team decided it wanted to win 30 races. With Bos' win the squad managed to pull it off. Sports Director Michiel Elijzen is proud of Bos and the entire team as this win is especially poignant for team sponsor Belkin which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

 

“We aimed for thirty victories and it’s beautiful that we’ve succeeded. Today, I definitely need to compliment Marc Goos. He came here with GC ambitions, but worked very hard for Theo. That’s real team-work. I hope we can continue to ride like this. I really like the way we raced today and I want to keep this up. Today proved that with Theo and Moreno we have two strong sprinters.”

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