Training Jumbo Visma revealed its selection for the 109th Tour de France, from July 1 to 24. And this seems to be definitive. The Dutch team will thus travel to Denmark with its leaders: Primoz Roglic, Jonas Vingegaard and Wout Van Aert. If the first two riders mentioned will play the general classification, the Belgian champion will try to aim for the green jersey. With these three riders, the World Tour team has decided to field a complete and experienced team with Sepp Kuss, Steven KruijswijkFrench Christophe Laporte, Tiesj Benoot and Nathan VanHooydonck.
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It also means that Rohan Dennis is not part of the final selection, just like Robert Gesink and Mike Teunissen. “We have different ambitions and therefore we have chosen riders who can work best in different areas. We need to guide our leaders safely through the eventful first week, but also be able to make it difficult for the other Tour favorites in the mountains. Moreover, Wout deserves enough support in his quest for stage wins and the green jersey. This selection lives up to our expectations and our ambitions.“, Explain Merijn Zeemanteam sports manager Jumbo Vismato its formation.
We’re heading to the Tour de France with a balanced selection. “We have several ambitions, so we have chosen riders who are the best at different terrains.”
— Team Jumbo-Visma cycling (@JumboVismaRoad) June 21, 2022