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Arnaud De Lie lives up to billing with exhibition in GP de Québec finale

Arnaud De Lie (Lotto-Dstny) roars in triumph after taking first World Tour win at Grand Prix de Québec 2023

Arnaud De Lie’s victory at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec was a long time in the making. As an eight-year-old, after all, he had stayed up long past his bedtime to watch his fellow Walloon Philippe Gilbert win the second edition of the race in 2011.

That memory was still with him when he sat down with Lotto-Dstny management to plan his season last winter. The team wasn’t guaranteed a ride following their relegation from the WorldTour, but De Lie indicated his desire to make the trek across the Atlantic in September and so a wildcard invitation was procured.

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