Etixx-Quick Step is a Belgian cycling team running races in the UCI World Tour. The team was formerly known as Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Quick Step. Patrick Lefevere, Manager of the team. The most famous rider Etixx-Quick Step 2015, Tom Boonen, Tony Martin, Niki Terpstra, Mark Cavendish and Michal Kwiatkowski.
List of riders Etixx-Quick Step per 1 January 2015
Since 2003, Quick Step sponsor of the team. This was Quick Step co-sponsor of the Mapei team. Team Manager Patrick Lefevere. Since 2015 team called Team Quick Step. From 2012 to 2014 was the name of team Omega Pharma Quick Step. In the past, the team was often associated with doping.
In 2012, the team made history by winning the first World Cup TTT. This took place in Valkenburg in the Netherlands. Omega Pharma Quick Step was three seconds faster than BMC. In 2013, the team was able to successfully defend the world title. In Florence, the Italian team was something less than a second ahead of Orica-green border.
The most famous rider Etixx-Quick Step 2015, Tom Boonen, Tony Martin, Niki Terpstra, Mark Cavendish and Michal Kwiatkowski.
Belgian Tom Boonen is one of the most famous cyclists in the 21st century. De Mol born strong riders from 2002 Professional road bicycle racer. The first two years of his career he played for US Postal United States since 2003, Quick Step. Boonen won three times the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix four times, three times in Gent – Wevelgem, and when the Green Jersey in the Tour de France. It was also the world champion Boonen once.
The German powerhouse Tony Martin is known for his studies. Martin was the champion trial world in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2012, he won the silver medal in the time trial at the Olympic Games in London.Martin won several Tour stages and took final victories include the Eneco Tour and Paris-Nice. Since 2012 the German rider for team Quick Step.
Dutchman Niki Terpstra was an absolute highlight in his career. In 2014, he won the spring classic Paris-Roubaix. The same year Terpstra was also the strongest in Dwars door Vlaanderen and the Tour of Qatar. The North Hollander was several times Dutch champion on the road and played the master trial.
The Isle of Man will Cavendish is a real sprinter. Since 2005, British professional cyclist. Cavendish has won 25 stages in the Tour de France. The sprinter was also world champion on the road and won Milan-San Remo. Since 2013 Cavendish rides for Quick Step.
The young Pole Kwiatkowski was the 2014 World Champion in Ponferrada, Spain. Kwiatkowski is an all-around cyclist, he can climb, time trial and sprint. The pole won many high placings in major competitions such as Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Amstel Gold Race.
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