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Vérandas Willems–Crelan was a UCI Professional Continental team founded in 2013 and based in Belgium.[1][2] During the winter the team is active in cyclo-cross. Former team member Michael Goolaerts died following a cardiac arrest at the 2018 Paris–Roubaix in France.[3] In August 2018 it was announced that the team would merge with Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij for the 2019 season under the name Roompot-Crelan.[4]

Verandas Willems Cycling Team
Team information
RegisteredBelgium
Founded2013 (2013)
Disbanded2018
Merged with Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij, forming Roompot–Charles.
DisciplineRoad
StatusUCI Continental (2013–2016)
UCI Professional Continental (2017–2018)
Key personnel
General managerNick Nuyens
Team name history
2013–2016
2017–2018
Vérandas Willems
Vérandas Willems–Crelan

2018 Team rosterEdit

Rider Date of birth
  Sean De Bie (BEL) (1991-10-03)3 October 1991 (aged 27)
  Dries De Bondt (BEL) (1991-07-04)4 July 1991 (aged 27)
  Mathias De Witte (BEL) (1993-03-29)29 March 1993 (aged 25)
  Stijn Devolder (BEL) (1979-08-29)29 August 1979 (aged 39)
  Huub Duijn (NED) (1984-09-01)1 September 1984 (aged 34)
  Stan Godrie (NED) (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 25)
  Jappe Jaspers (BEL) (1998-09-01)1 September 1998 (aged 20)
  Aidis Kruopis (LTU) (1986-10-26)26 October 1986 (aged 32)
Rider Date of birth
  Senne Leysen (BEL) (1996-03-18)18 March 1996 (aged 22)
  Arjen Livyns (BEL) (1994-09-01)1 September 1994 (aged 24)
  Tim Merlier (BEL) (1994-09-01)1 September 1994 (aged 24)
  Stijn Steels (BEL) (1989-08-21)21 August 1989 (aged 29)
  David Tanner (AUS) (1984-09-30)30 September 1984 (aged 34)
  Wout van Aert (BEL) (1994-09-15)15 September 1994 (aged 24)
  Elias Van Breussegem (BEL) (1992-04-10)10 April 1992 (aged 26)
  Zico Waeytens (BEL) (1991-09-29)29 September 1991 (aged 27)

Major winsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.procyclingstats.com/team/Verandas_Willems_2013
  2. ^ http://www.procyclingstats.com/team/Verandas_Willems_Cycling_Team_2015
  3. ^ "Paris-Roubaix: Michael Goolaerts dies after crash". BBC Sport. BBC. 8 April 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  4. ^ Brown, Gregor (30 August 2018). "Veranda's Willems-Crelan and Roompot-NL Loterij to merge and ride as Roompot-Crelan for 2019". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 1 September 2018.