Wiebes and Kool bring new sprint combo to Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM) wins Ronde van Drenthe 2021
Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM) wins Ronde van Drenthe 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Team DSM will rely on their strength in numbers during the finals of both 1.Pro Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on February 26 and 1.1 Omloop van het Hageland on February 27. The team will field two powerful sprinters, Lorena Wiebes and Charlotte Kool, for a tough-to-beat duo during Opening Weekend.

Alongside Wiebes and Kool are Pfeiffer Georgi, Franziska Koch, Liane Lippert and Floortje Mackaij, making for a powerful Classics team.

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Kirsten Frattini
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