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Ellen van Dijk has extended her tenure with Trek-Segafredo through 2024.
The reigning time trial world champion is one of the team’s originals, having joined the squad for its first season in 2019.
Trek-Segafredo has added a number of new riders to its roster over the last week with the likes of Amanda Spratt, Lisa Klein, Gaia Realini announced in the last week.
Van Dijk is part of the existing core of the squad and is one of its strongest domestiques as well as being a leader in her own right.
“I am super happy to stay here. I really feel at home with Trek-Segafredo, and I wouldn’t want to continue my career in any other team,” Van Dijk said. “In fact, I couldn’t even imagine doing that.
“I have been part of Trek-Segafredo since they started the women’s team in 2019 and because I have been here since the beginning, I really feel part of it. Everybody always says their team ‘feels like a family’ and I don’t really like using that phrase so much but that is exactly what it’s like here. It’s hard to describe it in any other way.” Also read: Van Dijk has enjoyed a stellar 12 months, going back to when she regained the world time trial title in Bruges.This season, she has secured a number of victories, including a […]