German all-rounder Lisa Klein joins the Team on a three-year contract
Trek-Segafredo is thrilled to announce that Lisa Klein has signed a contract with the Team for three years, from January 1, 2023, through 2025. At 26 years of age, Klein has already built an impressive palmarès of 13 professional victories, including German National Champion in road and time trial, and two-time winner of the Baloise Ladies Tour.
“To join Trek-Segafredo is the biggest chance in my career and an opportunity for which I am super happy but also highly motivated. For me, having raced against this team for a while it is inspiring how the riders are racing together and I think I will learn a lot from them. I also want to contribute to the big targets of the team, using each of our talents to reach a common goal,” said Klein.
Klein has already won seven time trials and believes she can work on this discipline further with the Trek-Segafredo technical team.
“I’m particularly looking forward to taking my time-trialling to the next level with Trek-Segafredo and above all my biggest goals for next year are at the spring Classics. Trek-Segafredo are always up there in these races, and I’d love to add my strength to the Team and hopefully we can achieve lots of success. Most of all, I’m looking forward to a new challenge and I’m excited to see how it goes!”
Trek-Segafredo Team Director Ina Teutenberg is familiar with Klein’s strength having to lead the team against her on several occasions.
“Lisa is a powerhouse and a very complete rider. She is an awesome time triallist with a fast sprint, especially after a hard race,” said Teutenberg. “These skills make her a very dangerous rider in stage races with a time trial, but I think she will be a great addition to our Classics squad, too. With the speed she has, Lisa will be a very useful rider in our lead-outs. She’s only 26-years-old, and has a high ceiling, and we hope to help her reach her best level during the next three years.”