Louis Meintjes leaves NTT for Circus-Wanty Gobert

Louis Meintjes (MTN-Qhubeka)
Louis Meintjes, who raced for NTT Pro Cycling, will move to Circus-Wanty Gobert in 2021 (Image credit: ASO)

Louis Meintjes has signed for Circus-Wanty Gobert, who are set to compete at WorldTour level in 2021 after purchasing the licence previously held by CCC Team. The South African joins from NTT Pro Cycling, who appear likely to remain in the peloton under the Qhubeka banner next season, albeit with a reduced budget.

Meintjes placed eighth overall at the Tour de France in 2016 and 2017, but he has struggled to scale such heights since. He placed 36th overall at the recent Giro d’Italia. In a statement released by his new team, he said he would target a high overall finish at a Grand Tour in 2021 as well as success in shorter stage races.

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