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From January 1, 2024, DECATHLON will be working alongside AG2R LA MONDIALE for 5 years as title co-partner of the three cycling teams:
The 28-strong "DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE Team" WorldTour riders ;
The "DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE Development Team", comprising 10 riders ;
"DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE U19 Team", 15 riders.
6 new riders join the WorldTour team in 2024: Bruno Armirail, Sam Bennett, Dries De Bondt, Victor Lafay, Gianluca Pollefliet and Sander De Pestel.
VAN RYSEL becomes a bicycle, helmet and eyewear supplier.

The arrival of DECATHLON on January 1, 2024 for 5 years marks a new chapter in the history of the AG2R LA MONDIALE cycling team, 32 years after its creation by Vincent Lavenu.
The AG2R LA MONDIALE Group has been the team's historic partner since 1997, and its shareholder since June 2022. This new partnership with DECATHLON will enable the team to take an important step towards achieving great victories as early as the 2024 season.
The riders DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE teams will be able to count on the expertise and know-how of VAN RYSEL, the DECATHLON group's performance road bike brand, which will equip them with cycles, helmets and goggles.
This partnership testifies to the determination of two major French companies, who share the same values of solidarity and proximity, to unite around an ambitious sporting project.
It is also an opportunity for DECATHLON to associate its name with a popular sport with recognized values of commitment, cohesion and emotion, and thus to encourage as many people as possible to take up cycling.
DECATHLON and AG2R LA MONDIALE are working together on an ambitious project involving three teams:
The "DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE TEAM" World Tour team, which aims to win as many victories as possible in the world's major races;
The Continental Team "DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE Development Team".
The junior team "DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE U19 Team".
The latter two are grouped together under the name "New Gen". They form a training network whose ambition is to detect and train the champions of tomorrow.
Last but not least, Citroën becomes the official supplier of the team's cars in 2024.

Barbara MARTIN COPPOLA, General Manager, DECATHLON :

"This is a historic moment for DECATHLON. Since our creation in 1976, bicycles have always played a central role in our development and growth. Around the world, millions of children learn to ride with DECATHLON and millions of adults use them every day. Today, we are immensely proud to put our name to a World Tour team and to see them using our products. This partnership is a perfect illustration of our mission: to get as many people moving as possible, young and old, beginners and experts alike."

Bruno ANGLES, General Manager, AG2R LA MONDIALE :

"The entire AG2R LA MONDIALE Group is very proud to welcome DECATHLON as a partner by our side from January 1, 2024. We share with this company loved by the French common values of proximity, solidarity and good living together. We've been working with the team for 26 years, as a long-standing partner and now shareholder. We couldn't find a better partner to continue to do so, and together we can realize our ambitions of winning the greatest international races."

Vincent LAVENU, team sports manager:

"I'm delighted to be back with DECATHLON and to be continuing a wonderful story that began between 2000 and 2007, when this fine company was the team's cycle partner. Back then, we won the Tour de France six times. This partnership between AG2R LA MONDIALE, whose loyalty and commitment have guaranteed the team's stability and longevity, and DECATHLON, will challenge us and lead us to set a new course. Our ambition is to achieve great victories together, at all three levels of the international peloton: WorldTour, Continental and junior.

Nicolas PIERRON, VAN RYSEL manager:

"Since its creation in 2019, VAN RYSEL, "made in Flanders", has been aiming to become a major brand in the professional peloton. Our engineers and designers place the utmost importance on achieving ultra-performance. We team up with experts (ONERA, SWISS SIDE) and riders professionals, to arrive at the starting line with products ready to win. We are very proud to see our bikes, helmets and goggles chosen by AG2R LA MONDIALE teams, including the historic UCI World Tour team. We're excited and can't wait to get the season started."

In 2024, the DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE Team will comprise 28 riders members of eight different nationalities:

Bruno Armirail (Fra)
Sam Bennett (Irl)
Clément Berthet (Fra)
Franck Bonnamour (Fra)
Geoffrey Bouchard (Fra)
Benoît Cosnefroy (Fra)
Dries De Bondt (Bel)
Sander De Pestel (Bel)
Stan Dewulf (Bel)
Felix Gall (Aut)
Pierre Gautherat (Fra)
Dorian Godon (Fra)
Jaakko Hänninen (Fin)
Jordan Labrosse (Fra)
Victor Lafay (Fra)
Paul Lapeira (Fra)
Oliver Naesen (Bel)
Ben O'Connor (Aus)
Aurélien Paret-Peintre (Fra)
Valentin Paret-Peintre (Fra)
Nans Peters (Fra)
Gianluca Pollefliet (Bel)
Nicolas Prodhomme (Fra)
Valentin Retailleau (Fra)
Damien Touzé (Fra)
Bastien Tronchon (Fra)
Andrea Vendrame (Ita)
Lawrence Warbasse (Usa)

DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE Development Team, will be composed in 2024 of 10 riders including four different nationalities:

Léo Bisiaux (Fra)
Arthur Blaise (Fra)
Oscar Chamberlain (Aus)
Noa Isidore (Fra)
Antoine L'Hote (Fra)
Tom Donnenwirth (Fra)
Killian Verschuren (Fra)
Daniel Weis Nielsen (Den)
Rasmus Pedersen (Den)
Baptiste Veistroffer (Fra)

The DECATHLON AG2R LA MONDIALE U19 Team currently comprises 15 riders members of seven nationalities:

Hugo Boucher (Fra)
Louic Boussemaere (Bel)
Louis Chaleil (Fra)
Marius Innhaug Dahl (Nor)
Rory Gravelle (Wls)
Carter Guichard (Nzl)
Valentin Martinet (Fra)
Braden Reitz (Usa)
Ron Rooni (Est)
Xander Scheldeman (Bel)
Simon Schwartz (Fra)
Paul Seixas (Fra)
Aubin Sparfel (Fra)
David Thompson (Usa)
Théophile Vassal (Fra)

Bikes 2024:


Helmets 2024:

  • CPR
  • FCR
  • XCR

The 2024 glasses:

  • PERF 900
  • PERF 900 LIGHT


DECATHLON is the world's largest sporting goods retailer, with over 1,700 stores in more than 70 countries. Through its integrated business model, DECATHLON specializes in the creation and production of innovative sporting goods designed to delight and move people through the wonders of sport around the world.VAN RYSEL is DECATHLON's road bike brand. Born in 2019, it designs products dedicated to performance cycling. Passionate about high-tech, the teams set the highest standards to satisfy both riders professionals and amateur pelotons.


AG2R LA MONDIALE is a specialist in social protection and wealth management in France, insuring individuals, companies and industries, to protect health, secure assets and income, guard against life's accidents and prepare for retirement. The Group has over 15 million policyholders and supports 500,000 companies on a daily basis. With nearly 15,000 employees, AG2R LA MONDIALE is present throughout France and its overseas territories. With a governance structure based on parity and mutualism, the Group cultivates a unique social protection model that closely combines profitability, solidarity and performance. Through its social action programs AG2R Agirc-Arrco and AG2R Prévoyance, and more generally through its commitment to society, AG2R LA MONDIALE works on a daily basis to promote ageing well, in line with the needs of individuals and regions.Follow the news: