Telenet–Fidea Lions

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Telenet–Fidea Lions
Tour de Rijke 2011 Telenet Fidea.jpg
Team information
UCI code TFL
Registered Belgium
Founded 2000 (2000)
Discipline Cyclo-Cross
Status Continental
Key personnel
General manager Hans Van Kasteren (until 2016)
Sven Nys (since 2016)
Team name history
2000–2004
2004–2009
2009–2016
2016–
Spaarselect
Fidea Cycling Team
Telenet–Fidea
Telenet–Fidea Lions

Telenet–Fidea Lions (UCI Code: TFL) is a UCI Continental cycling team based in Belgium which focuses predominantly on the cyclo-cross season. The team is named after its main sponsors Telenet and Fidea, an insurance company. The team was previously called Spaar-Select. Previous leaders of the team are the former Cyclo-Cross World Champions – Erwin Vervecken and Bart Wellens as well as the double Under 23 Cyclo-Cross World Champion, Zdeněk Štybar. Kevin Pauwels also rode for the team. The team manager is Sven Nys and the directeur sportifs include two former Cyclo-Cross World Champions – Danny De Bie and Roland Liboton.

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 Jim Aernouts (BEL) (1989-03-23) 23 March 1989 (age 28)
 Thijs Aerts (BEL) (1996-11-03) 3 November 1996 (age 20)
 Toon Aerts (BEL) (1993-10-19) 19 October 1993 (age 23)
 Nicolas Cleppe (BEL) (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 (age 21)
 Quinten Hermans (BEL) (1995-07-29) 29 July 1995 (age 21)
Rider Date of birth
 Tom Meeusen (BEL) (1988-11-07) 7 November 1988 (age 28)
 Daan Soete (BEL) (1994-12-19) 19 December 1994 (age 22)
 Lars van der Haar (NED) (1991-07-23) 23 July 1991 (age 25)
 Corné van Kessel (NED) (1991-08-07) 7 August 1991 (age 25)

Major Victories[edit]

Cyclo-cross[edit]

2000
1st Cyklokros Tabor, Bart Wellens
2001
1st Cyclo-cross Wetzikon, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Harnes, Bart Wellens
2002
2003
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Wetzikon, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Koppenberg, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Vossem, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Kalmthout, Bart Wellens
1st Azencross, Bart Wellens
2004
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Bart Wellens
1st  Belgium Cyclo-cross Championships, Bart Wellens
1st Grand Prix Nommay, Bart Wellens
1st Vlaamse Aardbeiencross, Erwin Vervecken
1st Duinencross Koksijde, Erwin Vervecken
1st Superprestige Diegem, Erwin Vervecken
2005
1st Vlaamse Aardbeiencross, Erwin Vervecken
1st Cyclo-cross Ruddervoorde, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Sint-Michielsgestel, Bart Wellens
1st Ziklokross Igorre, Bart Wellens
2006
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Erwin Vervecken
1st  Luxembourg Cyclo-cross Championships, Jempy Drucker
1st Niel Jaarmarkt Cyclo-cross, Bart Wellens
1st Trofeo Mamma & Papà Guerciotti, Bart Wellens
1st Kersttrofee Hofstade, Erwin Vervecken
2007
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Erwin Vervecken
1st  Belgium Cyclo-cross Championships, Bart Wellens
1st  Czech Republic Cyclo-cross Championships, Petr Dlask
1st Cyclo-cross Kalmthout, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Niel Jaarmarkt Cyclo-cross, Bart Wellens
2008
1st  Czech Republic Cyclo-cross Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st  Luxembourg Cyclo-cross Championships, Jempy Drucker
1st Grand Prix van Hasselt, Bart Wellens
1st Duinencross Koksijde, Erwin Vervecken
1st Superprestige Diegem, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Azencross, Zdeněk Štybar
2009
1st  Czech Republic Cyclo-cross Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Grand Prix van Hasselt, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Bollekescross, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Duinencross Koksijde, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Ziklokross Igorre, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyclo-cross Zolder, Kevin Pauwels
2010
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st  Czech Republic Cyclo-cross Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st  Slovakia Cyclo-cross Championships, Robert Gavenda
1st Overall UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Overall Cyclo-cross Superprestige, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyclo-cross Roubaix, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyclo-cross Vorselaar, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Sluitingsprijs Oostmalle, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Namur, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyclo-cross Ruddervoorde, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyclo-cross Aigle, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Cyklokros Plzeň, Zdeněk Štybar
1st Grand Prix van Hasselt, Kevin Pauwels
1st Cyclo-cross Gieten, Tom Meeusen
1st Cyclo-cross Kalmthout, Tom Meeusen
2011
1st UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st  Czech Republic Cyclo-cross Championships, Zdeněk Štybar
1st   Switzerland Cyclo-cross Championships, Arnaud Grand
1st Cyclo-cross Essen, Bart Wellens
1st Cyclo-cross Pont-Château, Kevin Pauwels
1st Krawatencross, Kevin Pauwels
2012
1st Krawatencross, Tom Meeusen
1st Vlaamse Aardbeiencross, Tom Meeusen
2013
1st Cyclo-cross Koppenberg, Tom Meeusen
2014
1st Gran Prix Nommay, Tom Meeusen
1st Noordzeecross, Tom Meeusen

Road Cycling[edit]

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