Connor Swift Makes Mid-Season Switch To Arkea-Samsic

Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

British national road race champion Connor Swift has moved to Arkéa-Samsic with immediate effect, the French squad announced today. He will make his debut for the team at Tuesday's Four Days of Dunkerque. The 23-year-old has raced for British Continental team Madison Genesis since 2017, winning the British National Championships with a solo move last year. His final race for the team was the Tour de Yorkshire, where he finished ninth overall. Arkea-Samsic boss Emmanuel Hubert noted that Swift will form part of the lead-out train for the team's star rider, André Greipel, who joined over the winter. "He is a rider with a lot of potential; he is very fast in the sprints and he knows how to fight for position," said Hubert on the Arkéa-Samsic website. "Robert Wagner, who was supposed to be André's lead-out man, has unfortunately been out of action for several weeks. We had to ...

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