Mollema aims for Tokyo Olympics after career-best 2019

Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo)
Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Bauke Mollema has hailed the 2019 season as his best ever as he looks ahead to a 2020 campaign packed with targets, ranging from a number of one-day races to the Tour de France.

The Dutchman, beginning his sixth season with Trek-Segafredo, finished a career-best fifth at the Giro d'Italia last year, going on to take gold in the mixed relay TTT at both the European and World Championships, before rounding off his year with a Monument victory at Il Lombardia.

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Dani Ostanek
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Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, having joined in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Prior to joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

 

Dani has reported from the world's top races, including the Tour de France, World Championships, and the spring Classics. They have interviewed many of the sport's biggest stars, including Mathieu van der Poel, Remco Evenepoel, Demi Vollering, and Anna van der Breggen.

 

As well as original reporting, news and feature writing, and production work, Dani also oversees How to Watch guides and works on The Leadout newsletter throughout the season. Their favourite races are Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix and their favourite published article is from the 2024 edition of the latter: 'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix