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Sprint Ace Dylan Groenewegen becomes a bike courier during the lockdown in the Netherlands

Four-time Tour de France stage winner Dylan Groenewegen has taken to delivering groceries by bike to the elderly and care providers during to the patial Dutch coronavirus lockdown.

With racing suspended and most of Europe under lockdown, the sprinting sensation from Jumbo-Visma has decided to use his ability to ride a bike at lightning speed.

The 26-year-old has become a bike courier for Bezorg de Zorg, a Dutch online service that allows the elderly, vulnerable and care workers to have their essential goods delivered to them.

Major team sponsor Jumbo, a Dutch supermarket chain and scheme supporter, Groenewegen has been doing his bit by delivering food around his native Amsterdam in between turbo trainer sessions in his race kit and racing bike.

The sprinter took to social media to offer up his services and posting a photos of a job he had completed earlier.

Groenewegen saide, "Ther are no races for a while, so time to help. I will deliver groceries by bicycle to the elderly and care providers who are currently unable to do this themselves. Do you need help as a care provider or older person or do you want to help?"