Jakobsen extends Deceuninck-QuickStep contract to 2023

SAINTVALLIER FRANCE JUNE 03 Fabio Jakobsen of Netherlands and Team Deceuninck QuickStep at arrival during the 73rd Critrium du Dauphin 2021 Stage 5 a 1754km stage from SaintChamond to SaintVallier UCIworldtour Dauphin dauphine on June 03 2021 in SaintVallier France Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) at the Critérium du Dauphiné (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sprinter Fabio Jakobsen has extended his contract with Deceuninck-QuickStep to the end of the 2023 season, the Belgian WorldTour team has announced.

Jakobsen made his comeback to racing in the spring following a life-threatening crash at last season's Tour de Pologne. He turned professional with Patrick Lefevere's team in 2018 and will now extend his stay to a sixth year.

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