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Andre Greipel confirms plans to defend Tour Down Under title

Two-time winner Andre Greipel will return to defend his title at the 2011 Tour Down Under, organizers announced on Friday.

Two-time winner Andre Greipel will return to defend his title at the 2011 Tour Down Under, organizers announced on Friday.

Greipel will debut as a member of the Belgian Omega Pharma-Lotto, at the race in South Australia on January 16-23.

The Tour Down Under will be Greipel’s first race for Omega Pharma-Lotto since leaving HTC-Columbia at the end of the 2010 season.

Greipel will be joined on his new team by his former teammates, Adam Hansen and Marcel Sieberg.

Omega Pharma-Lotto for Tour Down Under 2011

  • Andre Greipel (GER)
  • Mario Aerts (BEL)
  • Adam Hansen (AUS)
  • Olivier Kaisen (BEL)
  • Vicente Reynes (ESP)
  • Jurgen Roelandts (BEL)
  • Marcel Sieberg (GER)