Local hero Jakob Purtscheller extends the contract Wels professional cycling team
Jakob Purtscheller from Buchkirchen near Wels will also compete in 2024 for the professional cycling team from the trade fair city, which will have a new main sponsor in Felt next year. The 19-year-old was able to achieve his first top 10 placement in a UCI race with an 8th place in the last race of the 2023 season, the Tour of Istanbul. Jakob Purtscheller comes from his own offspring and has his strengths in sprints and as an individual time triallist. “The jump from juniors to elite was a big challenge for me this year. “I would like to develop further in 2024 and achieve great success with the team in national and international races,” said Jakob Purtscheller, who has already won several championship titles in the youth sector. His dream sporting goal is to compete at Paris-Roubaix.
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