Mitchleton-SCOTT 2020 season review: Equal record in yellow and maiden victories pubblicato il 12/11/2020
 
 

Thursday, 12 November 2020

 
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2020 Men's season review: Equal record in yellow and maiden victories

 
     
 

Mitchleton-SCOTT men’s team wrapped up a unique 2020 season on Sunday in Madrid upon the completion of the Vuelta a España, with widespread wins from 11 different riders and highlighted by an equal-record four days in the Tour de France yellow jersey.

Despite the shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 132 race days completed compared to 235 days in 2019, the Australian outfit picked up 16 UCI victories in seven different countries, five at WorldTour level.

Read the full men's season wrap up here.
Read the Vuelta a España wrap up here.

 
     
 

2020 Women's season review: Victories a plenty
in whirlwind year

 
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Our women’s squad concluded a whirlwind 2020 season on Sunday at the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta, with a consistent run of wins and podium finishes throughout an interrupted racing year.

With just 34 race days on offer following the cancellation of a number events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team made use of their opportunities, picking up 10 UCI race wins, 10 podium places and 11 top-five finishes.

Read the full women's season wrap up here.
Read the Madrid Challenge final stage report here.

 
 

Men's team sign experience and youth in 2021

 
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Mitchelton-SCOTT have added to their ranks ahead of the 2021 season with a mixture of youth and experience joining the Australian outfit.

The return of multiple Grand Tour stage winner Michael Matthews and the signing of experienced Estonian Tanel Kangert domestique were announced back in August with a further two additions now confirmed.

Norweigan Amund Grøndahl Jansen switches to the squad from Team-Jumbo Visma on a two-year contract, while Italian youngster Kevin Colleoni joins as a future prospect fresh off a third-place finish at the Baby Giro.

 
 

Women's squad add four new signings

 
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Mitchelton-SCOTT women's team have bolstered their ranks ahead of the 2021 season with four exciting new signings.

Spanish climber Ane Santesteban joins the squad following the team’s commitment to support inaugural team member Amanda Spratt and build a strong and diverse climbing group.

One of international cycling’s most promising young and raw talents, Teniel Campbell, has signed up for the next two seasons, plus Slovenian time trial champion Urška Ĺ˝igart and young Italian Arianna Fidanza also join the ranks, adding a youthful injection to the team's line-up for next season.

 
 

Hamilton and Mezgec sign new deals

 
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Australian climber Lucas Hamilton and Slovenian sprinter Luka Mezgec have both signed new contracts with Mitchelton-SCOTT ahead of the 2021 season.

Hamilton, who took his first WorldTour victory on stage four of Tirreno-Adriatico this year, has scrapped his existing contract for a new and extended version for the second consecutive year as the team continue to advance him as their next general classification leader.

Mezgec will race with Mitchelton-SCOTT for the next two years, an exciting period for the 32-year-old that will provide a mix of personal opportunities and a return to lead-out duties with the return of Michael Matthews to the squad.

Read more about Hamilton's new deal here.
Read more about Mezgec's new deal here.

 
 

A new chapter: GreenEDGE Cycling to move to Bianchi bikes from 2021

 
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GreenEDGE Cycling has signed a new multi-year partnership with Bianchi that will see its men’s and women’s teams ride the Italian bicycle manufacturer’s high performance models from 2021 and beyond. 

Bianchi, a proud and historic brand with over 130years of experience, will support the team with performance aero, all-rounder and time trial bikes (including top of the range Specialissima, Oltre and Aquila models) in its pursuit for success across the entire racing calendar.

Read more about the new partnership here.




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