Bozic extends contract with Vacansoleil

Borut Bozic has extended his contract with Vacansoleil and will remain with the Dutch team until the end of 2011.

Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reports that the Slovenian sprinter has re-signed with the Pro Continental team after what has been the most successful season of his five-year career.

Bozic's victory on stage six of the Vuelta a España was his fifth win of the year. He has also claimed stage wins at the Tour of Belgium, the Tour of Poland and the Tour du Limousin.

He began racing with Vacansoleil this year after a season with Cycle Collstrop and, prior to that, with Team LPR. The sprinter began his professional career with Slovenian squad Perutnina Ptuj in 2004.

"I am very pleased with the atmosphere in [at Vacansoleil] and happy that I am a part of it. I want to continue with them for the next two years," said Bozic, according to Het Nieuwsblad.

The 29-year-old will compete for his native Slovenia in the World Championship road race on Sunday in Mendrisio, Switzerland.

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