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Van Aert will have good support in his quest for the green jersey at the Tour de France

A few days before the start of the Tour de France in Denmark, Wout van Aert (27 years old) knows the composition of the Jumbo-Visma team. He will be especially able to count on two other Belgians in the hunt for the green jersey.


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to me With the dawning of the Tour de France (July 1-24), which was announced as tough on demand and offering very few opportunities to shine for honest sprinters, Wout van Aert rose as the favourite… in search of the green jersey. A realistic and assumed goal since the beginning of the season. To do this, the Belgian champion will have a high-profile close keeper, who can count on his compatriots Tiesj Benoot and Nathan Van Hooydonck as well as on France’s Christophe Laporte. A trio is dedicated to doing the dirty work, protecting it as much as possible, and throwing it away in case of bulky packages. “We have multiple goals, so we chose the best riders in various terrains. Jumbo-Visma sporting director Mirren Zeemann also deserved enough support in his search for stage victories and the green jersey,” explained Jumbo-Visma Team Wout.


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