Van Vleuten takes 'substantial' pay cut to help survival of Mitchelton-Scott

A delighted Annemiek Van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) celebrates winning the 2020 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
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Annemiek van Vleuten confirmed that she has accepted a 'substantial' pay cut to help with the survival of Mitchelton-Scott after taking into account that the team's title sponsors have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. 

In a roundtable interview on Zoom this Monday, the world champion discussed the impact the pandemic has had on teams, prioritising public health when considering a post-COVID-19 women's calendar, and the importance of creating new ways to continue anti-doping testing during extended 'blackout' periods.

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