The French rider, who turns 26 this week, has agreed to a two-year deal with our team.
Having joined us ahead of the 2018 season, Florian has matured into an important member of the Deceuninck – Quick-Step squad and has regularly been seen at the head of affairs during one-day races and Grand Tour stages, where he has proved himself a reliable member of numerous sprint trains. His consistency and impressive effort eventually paid dividends when he took his maiden pro victory at the hard Le Samyn earlier this year, followed by a solid sixth place finish at Paris-Roubaix.
In addition to this, Florian Sénéchal has ridden the Giro d’Italia during both of the years he has been with us so far, and his hard work, mentality and incredible selfless effort have now led to a new contract with the UCI World Team Ranking leader, which will see him don the Deceuninck – Quick-Step jersey until the end of 2021.
“It was a goal to sign a new contract with the team. I have spoken with Patrick and expressed my desire to win races and be stronger in the Classics. Since many years ago, when I was just a young rider, I wanted to be part of this amazing squad, the best in the world in my opinion, and finally arriving here two years ago gave me a lot of satisfaction. I want to thank Patrick and the sponsors for their trust. I feel great here and I hope to stay for a long time together with the Wolfpack.”
His delight at the deal was also echoed by Deceuninck – Quick-Step CEO Patrick Lefevere: “I am very happy to have come to an agreement with Florian. He has developed a lot in his time with us and is now a very strong rider. As well as his win at Samyn in March and his excellent results at Roubaix and Kuurne, he works hard for the team and is learning all the time, which is an important quality, that we really prize.”
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