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Engels extends contract with Quick Step

By:
Susan Westemeyer
Published:
August 23, 2009, 11:59 BST,
Updated:
August 23, 2009, 13:41 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Sunday, August 23, 2009
Addy Engels (Quick.Step)

Addy Engels (Quick.Step)

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Dutch rider to ride for sixth year with Belgian team

Addy Engels has extended his contract with Quick Step through the 2010 season.

The 32-year-old Dutchman has been with the Belgian team since 2005. While Engels has not recorded any professional victories during his nine-year career, he is a strong climber and one of the team's key domestiques.

Engels won the Dutch under-23 road title in 1998 and began his professional career with with Rabobank in 2000. He then rode for Bankgiroloterij for a year before joining Quick Step in 2005.

He is currently racing at the Eneco Tour, where he is 110th, 28:43 behind race leader Tyler Farrar.

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