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Omega Pharma-Lotto signs two young Belgians

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The Omega Pharma Lotto riders

The Omega Pharma Lotto riders
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Runner-up Jens Debusschere (Pws-Eijssen Cycling Team) on the podium

Runner-up Jens Debusschere (Pws-Eijssen Cycling Team) on the podium
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Omega Pharma-Lotto has signed two young Belgian riders for next year, both Classics specialists. Sven Vandousselaere and Jens Debusschere have signed two­-year contracts with the team.

Vandousselaere, 21, currently rides for Jong Vlaanderen-Bauknecht. This year he won a stage in the Tour de Normandie, finished third in the U23 Tour of Flanders and fourth in the Vlaamse Pijl.

Debusschere, 20, rides for PWS-Eijssen. He won a stage this year at the Triptique Ardennais and was second in both U23 Paris-Roubaix and the Vlaamse Pijl.
 
Both young riders will ride for Belgium in the European Championship on July 18 in Ankara, Turkey.