Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale are the longest-running French team at the top tier of the sport and can trace their roots back to 1992 and the creation of the Chazal-Vanille et Mûre-Vetta squad by former pro, Vincent Lavenu. They've been sponsored by insurance company AG2R since 2000, and for 2024 have brought on board sports store Decathlon as their main title sponsor, as well as the brand's Van Rysel bikes and helmets.
The team has retained its French core throughout its 30-year history and has remained focused on winning the biggest races that France has to offer. The Tour de France has been the site of many of their major successes, with the team taking over 20 wins there so far.
The team has undergone some big changes in recent years, first in 2021 when Citroën and BMC came on as sponsors, boosting the team's budget and allowing them to sign Greg Van Avermaet, and now as they enter a new era with Decathlon.
Van Avermaet retired at the end of 2023, but the team still have some big stars in their ranks, from Grand Tour contender Ben O'Connor to puncheurs Benoît Cosnefroy and Victor Lafay, as well as a new sprinter in the form of Sam Bennett.
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