Antoine Raugel signs for two years

Antoine Raugel, 22, who rode for the Groupama FDJ continental team this season, will join the AG2R CITROËN TEAM for two seasons starting in 2022.

Antoine Raugel : « I dreamed about it »

« I dreamed of joining a UCI WorldTour team. It was not possible last season, but it will happen in 2022. I am proud of the confidence Vincent Lavenu and all the staff show in me. I will now be joining riders with whom I raced at Chambéry Cyclisme Formation. There is currently a very strong group of classics riders at AG2R CITROËN. These are the races that I love and hope I can fit into. In any case, I am very motivated ».Antoine

In brief

Born February 14, 1999.
Lives in Hohatzenheim (Bas-Rhin)
French road racing champion in 2017
3rd in Paris-Troyes in 2021

Vincent Lavenu : « He should expand his range »

“Antoine Raugel is a rider we know well because he trained for two years at Chambéry Cyclisme Formation (2018-2020).
After a season in the lower ranks, he is joining us and should quickly expand his range to strengthen our classics squad.”Vincent

The number

4

Following Paul Lapeira and Valentin Paret Peintre, both from the AG2R CITROËN U23 team, and Clément Berthet, who joined our team on August 1st, Antoine Raugel is the fourth recruit for the AG2R CITROËN TEAM.

The news

He had been a stagiaire in 2020

Antoine Raugel was already one of three stagiaires to wear the colors of our team in the second part of the 2020 season.