Sam Bennett cyclist salary: Sam Bennett, a UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck–Quick-Step Irish professional. In 2011, he turned into a professional and won 8 Grand Tour stage: 3 for the Giro d’Italia in 2018, two for Bora–Brassel at the Vuelta an España in the 2019 Vuelta in Spain, 2 for the Tour de France 2020 Deceuninck–Quick-Step and the Points classification, and one for the Deceuninck–Quick-Step 2020 Vuelta an España. He has been a traffic sprinter and has also won the Grand Tour stage.
Bennett earns €25,000 to earn the points and receives €1,500 for each sprint win and €300 for the green jersey held every day. The total prize money for the Tour de France 2020 is €2,293,000, and Tadej Pogacar, who turns 21, will have won a cool €500,000 in this year’s overall prize money.
Bennett was hunted by the La Pomme Marseille Vélo-Club when he was 17 and joined them in the South of France following his first third year of studies at the Waterford Institute of Technology (where he was embarking on an Honours Degree in Health and Exercise Studies).