Leo Hayter released from DSM development team to join Hagens Berman Axeon

2019 Road World Championship Yorkshire - Men Junior Time Trial - Harrogate - Harrogate 28 km - 23/09/2019 - Leo Hayter (GBR) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2019
Leo Hayter (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Leo Hayter has been released by the DSM development team and has agreed to join Hagens Berman Axeon for 2022.

The 21-year-old British rider, who won the U23 version of Liège-Bastogne-Liège last year had a contract with DSM for this season but according to the Dutch team Hayter wanted to move into the WorldTour before 2023, a move which the team flatly refused.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.