General director Theo de Rooij of the Rabobank Cycling Teams has reached verbal agreements over new contracts with Graeme Brown, Pedro Horrillo Muñoz and Grischa Niermann. All three will sign a contract that will keep them with the Rabobank ProTeam for one more year.
Australian sprinter Graeme Brown joined the Rabobank Cycling Team in 2006. The winner of two Olympic gold medals in Athens, Greece, won three races this year: two stages in the Tour of Germany and the Tour De Rijke. Pedro Horrillo signed on for his third season with Rabobank. The Spanish rider won a stage in Vuelta a Catalunya and the Sachsen Tour International. German Grischa Niermann, starting his ninth season with the squad, has represented Rabobank six times in the Tour de France, four times in the Vuelta a España and two times in the Giro d’Italia, and racked up eleven victories.