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Patrick Haller final addition for Leopard Pro Cycling

Leopard Pro Cycling 2020 will consist of fourteen riders. By signing Patrick Haller, the team finalizes its roster and now works towards the annual Mallorca team training camp.

Patrick Haller is an allrounder who has been able to show himself on numerous occasions throughout the years. The German likes classic races with a lot of action during the race. Haller is not slow at the finish line and also masters the time trial, skills he wants to show during the 2020 season. Already in the junior ranks, the 22-year-old was able to obtain satisfying results at the biggest races on the calendar, such as the Course de la Paix, Trofeo Karlsberg and the GP Général Patton. The 3rd of the German Junior National Championships 2014 went on to perform well as a U23 rider for the Rad-Net Rose Team, later Heizomat Rad-Team and the German National Team. Especially last year, when Haller finished 13th at Gent-Wevelgem U23, 4th in the GC of Belgrade Banjaluka (UCI 2.1) after finishing second on stage two and 7th at the L'Etoile d'Or. Finally, Haller also got three top ten results at the Tour de l'Avenir and became World Champion amongst the military. 

Patrick Haller: "I am happy to join Leopard for the 2020 season. I see this move to one of the best Continental teams as a very good opportunity to show my strength in the bigger races again. In 2020, I want to win a UCI race and with this strong team we can achieve big things. We have the quality to strive for victories and results together. As this team is more international than my previous one, I am looking with pleasure to the race calendar and I can't wait to do races I haven't done before."

Markus Zingen, Team Manager: "I am happy to finalize our team roster by signing Patrick. Luckily for us, he was the exact type of rider we were still looking for. Although being just 22 years-old, Patrick brings already quite a bit of experience in the team. I am sure that he will be there for the even younger guys in the team. Next year, he will for sure get his chance in various races. We are all very much looking forward to working together with Patrick and with the roster we composed, big things can happen in 2020."