Demol was ready to succeed Bruyneel

Dirk Demol

Dirk Demol (Image credit: Brecht Decaluwé)

Assistant directeur sportif for the Discovery Channel team, Dirk Demol was poised to take over the role of Johan Bruyneel, according to Het Nieuwsblad, until the dissolution of the team put an end to the squad's future. The Belgian indicated that Bruyneel was ready to step into more of a management role, leaving Demol, a former winner of Paris-Roubaix, to direct the day-to-day racing operations of the team.

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