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Cycling – Jumbo-Visma launching Vos-led women’s team in 2021

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Jumbo-Visma, one of the leading men's outfits, is starting a women's team for the 2021 season with Dutch great Marianne Vos in the squad, they said in a statement https://www.teamjumbovisma.com/news/news/team-jumbo-visma-starts-womens-team-in-2021 on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Cycling – La Course by Tour de France – Nice, France – August 29, 2020. CCC-Liv rider Marianne Vos of the Netherlands in action. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

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PARIS: Jumbo-Visma, one of the leading men's outfits, is starting a women's team for the 2021 season with Dutch great Marianne Vos in the squad, they said in a statement https://www.teamjumbovisma.com/news/news/team-jumbo-visma-starts-womens-team-in-2021 on Monday.

The creation of the team is a welcome boost for women's cycling, which has been badly hit by the COVID-19 crisis.

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"The time is ripe to get started. It is fantastic to be able to make a major contribution to national and international women’s cycling through your own women’s team," team manager Richard Plugge said in the statement.

The Dutch team will be spearheaded by 33-year-old Vos, a 12-time world champion across three disciplines – road, cyclocross and track – and an Olympic champion on the road and track.

"I am proud to be part of Team Jumbo-Visma. The vision and ambition of the team appeals to me and I look forward to starting together," the 33-year-old Vos said.

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