|The 22-year old from the Netherlands is the last international new rider of Ale’ - Cipollini for the Season 2019, coming from Lotto - Soudal Ladies.
Marjolein Van ‘t Geloof was born on 27th March 1996 and she has ended her first year in the Elite category, in which she could already obtain some very interesting results, especially in the semiclassics and in the stage races in Northern Europe: her debut was at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, then she finished 10th in the GP Le Samyn des Dames, won by her compatriot Janneke Ensing of Alè - Cipollini, the podium at the Omloop van de Westhoek and Rabobank 7 - Dorpenomloop Aalburg (third in both races). She finished 6th the Trofee Maarten Wynants (won by Marta Bastianelli) and 4th at the Omloop Van Borsele.
Marjolein Van ‘t Geloof will join in Alè - Cipollini her compatriot Karlijn Swinkels, who recently renewed her contract with the #YellowFluoOrange Team. The young Dutch rider won this year the Criterium race in Belgium Heusdenkoers.
Quotes by Marjolein Van ‘t Geloof: “I’m really thankfull that Alé Cipolini took me in the team. I hope to be learning a lot from the other riders in the team. This will be my second year in the World Tour level and I hope to get better in the bigger races and help the team as much as I can”.
Quotes by Fortunato Lacquaniti, Team Manager of Alè - Cipollini: “Marjolein is a young athlete with an important future, who could demonstrate her qualities in her first year as Elite cyclist. She will be a very precious element with all her new teammates in the season 2019 for Alè - Cipollini.”
Name: Marjolein Van ‘t Geloof
Birthday: 27th March 1996
Elite since: 2018
Last Team: Lotto - Soudal Ladies
Role: Fast Rouleur