Lotte Kopecky Commits to SD Worx-Protime: World Champion Extends Contract until 2028


World champion Lotte Kopecky has reaffirmed her allegiance to Team SD Worx-Protime by extending her contract through to the end of 2028. Amidst speculation surrounding her future, the Belgian rider opted to remain with the team, citing her satisfaction with the team environment and the opportunity for personal growth.

Expressing her delight at the contract extension, Kopecky emphasised her positive experience within the team, highlighting the supportive atmosphere and the freedom to perform without compromising personal values. She underlined her decision as a natural progression, reflecting on the significant milestones achieved during her tenure with Team SD Worx-Protime, including winning the recent UAE Tour Women.

Team manager Erwin Janssen expressed his satisfaction with securing Kopecky’s services for the long term, praising her as a pivotal figure in elevating women’s cycling, particularly in Belgium. He commended her stellar achievements and underscored her importance as a cornerstone of the team’s success.

Sports manager Danny Stam echoed Janssen’s sentiments, lauding Kopecky’s prowess on the bike and her leadership qualities within the team. He expressed confidence in her continued growth and looked forward to collaborating with her in the years ahead.

Kobe Verdonck, CEO of SD Worx, hailed Kopecky’s contract extension as a testament to the team’s commitment to excellence and teamwork. He praised her for exemplifying the values of collaboration and dedication, noting her role in inspiring the next generation of cyclists.

With Kopecky’s contract extension, Team SD Worx-Protime secures a formidable talent for the foreseeable future. Other stars on the team have their contracts expiring a the end of 2024 – Marlen Reusser, Niamh Fisher-Black and Demi Vollering in particular stand out.

Related Posts

Ko-fi ProCyclingUK button