• Dylan Teuns joins Israel – Premier Tech effective immediately
• Dylan Teuns: “I can’t wait to race with Israel – Premier Tech”
• IPT Partner Sylvan Adams: “Dylan is a proven winner”
• IPT General Manager Kjell Carlström: “Dylan will play a key role for the rest of the season”
Israel – Premier Tech is excited to welcome two-time Tour de France stage winner Dylan Teuns to the team in a mid-season transfer deal in cooperation with Bahrain – Victorious.
The 30-year-old Belgian joins IPT for the remainder of the 2022 season through to 2024 and will add depth to the team’s roster says IPT Partner Sylvan Adams.
“Dylan Teuns is a versatile rider and gives Israel – Premier Tech more depth in both the Classics as well as the Grand Tours. He is also a proven winner, which I know will continue as he rides for our team,” says Adams.
Teuns is impressed with IPT’s progress in recent years which saw the team celebrate its best Tour de France to date this year.
“Israel – Premier Tech is a team that has really stepped up over the last years and it was great to see the team bring home two stage wins at the Tour de France. I think the team is on the way to becoming one of the top teams and this is a great time to join and deliver some more results. I feel I will be able to play a key role in the races that suit me most and together with IPT’s other leaders, we can be a really strong team,” explains Teuns.
After a successful season including victory at La Flèche Wallonne and Tour de Romandie stage 1, Teuns jumped at the opportunity to join IPT earlier than planned.
“I was already talking to IPT about joining in 2023 but then Sylvan Adams offered me the chance to make the switch now and start my contract immediately, which I am really grateful for. I had three and a half great years with Bahrain – Victorious where I won my biggest races and I want to thank them for everything. I am really excited for this new chapter and can’t wait to race with Israel – Premier Tech.”
IPT General Manager Kjell Carlström is looking forward to seeing Teuns hit the ground running this month.
“We still have some of the biggest races of the season to come, many of which play to Dylan’s strength as a rider. Dylan will be targeting the Vuelta a España and the Italian Classics at the end of the season and we believe he can play a key role for us there. We have no doubt Dylan will fit in easily with the team and this will be the start of a successful partnership,” adds Carlström.
Dylan’s arrival at IPT comes off the back of a mutual agreement between IPT and Israeli rider Guy Sagiv to end Sagiv’s season prematurely, allowing Sagiv to pursue other endeavours for the remainder of the season.