Sam Bennett again left out of Bora-Hansgrohe Tour de France team

Sam Bennett
Sam Bennett has again missed out on the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty)

Sam Bennett has been left out of Bora-Hansgrohe’s Tour de France line-up for the second successive year, with Jordi Meeus preferred as the team’s sprint option in July.

Bora-Hansgrohe announced the first seven names their selection on Thursday morning, adding that the eighth and final rider “will be one more climber and decided on the weekend.”

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.