Quick-Step Floors announce Tour de France team

Quick-Step Floors' Fernando Gaviria wins stage 5 of the 2018 Tour of California in Elk Grove

Fernando Gaviria , Julian Alaphilippe and Philippe Gilbert will headline a strong squad for Quick-Step Floors at the Tour de France this July. Liege-Bastogne-Liege winner, Bob Jungels has been named as the team’s general classification leader, while newly crowned Belgian champion Yves Lampaert will get to show off his national colours at his debut Grand Boucle. Former Paris-Roubaix winner, and third place this year, Niki Terpstra has also earned a spot while lead-out man Max Richeze will be there to help guide Gaviria in the sprint finishes. Powerful workhorse, Tim Declercq completes the line-up for the Belgian squad. Between them, the eight-man team have already taken 20 victories in what has been another strong year for the Quick-Step squad. Quick-Step Floors dominated the sprint competition at the Tour last season with Marcel Kittel claiming five stages. He also looked set to seal the green jersey competition before abandoning in the ...

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