By VeloNews Interactive Wire ServicesCopyright AFP 2001
The U.S. Postal Service is one of 16 teams that now have an official slot in the 2001 Tour de France, according to an announcement from the Société du Tour de France at a press conference in Paris, on January 23. Look for additional information later today on VeloNews.com.
The teams announced today include:
Belgium: Domo-Farm Frites
Spain: IBanesto.com, Kelme, ONCE
United States: US Postal France: AG2R, Bonjour, Cofidis, Crédit Agricole, Festina, Jean Delatour
Italy: Fassa Bortolo, Lampre, Mapei
Four additional teams will be included for the 88th edition of the Tour; that quartet will be announced at the end of April.
Copyright AFP 2001