Mohoric extends with Bahrain-Merida through 2021

Slovenian champion Matej Mohoric will be back for a second year with Bahrain-Merida in 2019.

Matej Mohoric will remain with Bahrain-Merida until at least the end of 2021 after signing a two-year contract extension. The Slovenian won back-to-back world road race titles at junior and U23 level in 2012 and 2013, and turned pro with Cannondale in 2014 as a 19-year-old. After switching to Lampre-Merida for 2016 and 2017, he joined Bahrain-Merida in 2018 and enjoyed his breakthrough season with the pros, winning the BinckBank Tour, the Deutschland Tour, and a stage at the Giro d'Italia. After a strong debut cobbled Classics campaign, the 24-year-old, clearly feeling he'd found the right environment for himself, put pen to paper on a new deal. “With Bahrain-Merida I had the best year of my career so far. I made a crucial step in my career here and I feel really good in this team, so I’m very proud to stay here longer and be part of this team ...

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