Team Flanders–Baloise

(Redirected from Topsport Vlaanderen)

Team Flanders–Baloise (UCI team code: SVB) is a professional cycling team based in Belgium that participates in UCI Continental Circuits races and when selected as a wildcard to UCI World Tour events. The team is managed by Christophe Sercu, with Roger Swerts, Walter Planckaert and Jean-Pierre Heynderickx assisting as a directeur sportif.

Team Flanders–Baloise
Topsport Vlaanderen logo.png
Team information
UCI codeSVB
RegisteredBelgium
Founded1994 (1994)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI ProTeam
BicyclesEddy Merckx
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerChristophe Sercu
Team name history
1994–2000
2001–2004
2005
2006–2007
2008
2009–2012
2013–2016
2017–2022
2023–
Vlaanderen 2002
Vlaanderen–T-Interim
Chocolade Jacques–T-Interim
Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen
Topsport Vlaanderen
Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise
Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise
Team Flanders–Baloise
Team Flanders–Baloise jersey
Jersey
Current season

Team rosterEdit

As of 20 January 2023.[1]
Rider Date of birth
  Ruben Apers (BEL) (1998-08-25) 25 August 1998 (age 24)
  Jenno Berckmoes (BEL) (2001-02-04) 4 February 2001 (age 22)
  Kamiel Bonneu (BEL) (1999-08-01) 1 August 1999 (age 23)
  Vito Braet (BEL) (2000-11-02) 2 November 2000 (age 22)
  Toon Clynhens (BEL) (2001-02-09) 9 February 2001 (age 21)
  Alex Colman (BEL) (1998-07-22) 22 July 1998 (age 24)
  Sander De Pestel (BEL) (1998-10-11) 11 October 1998 (age 24)
  Lindsay De Vylder (BEL) (1995-05-30) 30 May 1995 (age 27)
  Gilles De Wilde (BEL) (1999-10-12) 12 October 1999 (age 23)
  Tuur Dens (BEL) (2000-06-26) 26 June 2000 (age 22)
Rider Date of birth
  Milan Fretin (BEL) (2001-03-19) 19 March 2001 (age 21)
  Vince Gerits (BEL) (1997-09-26) 26 September 1997 (age 25)
  Jules Hesters (BEL) (1998-11-11) 11 November 1998 (age 24)
  Elias Maris (BEL) (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 23)
  Jens Reynders (BEL) (1998-05-25) 25 May 1998 (age 24)
  Aaron Van Poucke (BEL) (1998-04-04) 4 April 1998 (age 24)
  Vincent Van Hemelen (BEL) (2000-11-02) 2 November 2000 (age 22)
  Noah Vandenbranden (BEL) (2002-07-29) 29 July 2002 (age 20)
  Ward Vanhoof (BEL) (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 23)
  Aaron Verwilst (BEL) (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 (age 25)

Major winsEdit

National championsEdit

2006
  Belgium Road Race Championships, Niko Eeckhout
2015
  Belgium Road Race Championships, Preben Van Hecke

Bike sponsorEdit

Since 1994, Topsport Vlaanderen and its predecessors are sponsored by Eddy Merckx Cycles. They currently ride with the company's flagship bike, the EMX-525.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Flanders - Baloise". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 20 January 2023.

External linksEdit