Kristoff aiming to help build Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert into major WorldTour force

TROMSO NORWAY AUGUST 05 Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Team Norway at finish line during the 8th Arctic Race Of Norway 2021 Stage 1 a 1425km stage from Troms to Troms ArcticRace on August 05 2021 in Tromso Norway Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images
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Alexander Kristoff has said that he wants to help Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert grow into a top WorldTour team upon his move to the Belgian squad following four seasons at UAE Team Emirates.

The Norwegian sprinter, who was a marquee signing for UAE in 2018, has been a major part of the squad's success and growth, taking 14 wins since joining including two Tour de France stages and Gent-Wevelgem.

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