Tour de la Provence (3rd stage): Tony Gallopin 3rd - Equipe cycliste AG2R La Mondiale

Tour de la Provence (3rd stage): Tony Gallopin 3rd

Tony Gallopin : « Everything still to play for »

“Today, I thought more about time bonuses. I’m still a bit on the limit on the climb, not quite able to follow the best in the business, with a large team, but I’m dealing with it. I’m still missing a little form, and I’m less present than last year at this time. But that’s normal since I started racing a little later, and my season’s timing is a little different compared to other years. I will be discovering new races. In addition to that, I have been a little sick and taking antibiotics.Tomorrow we will try again. Everything is still to play for. There are time bonuses during tomorrow’s stage as well as at the finish line. I know the finish well since I have ridden it several times. The sprinters will be eager to make their mark, but I am going to plan on playing my card.”
TONY GALLOPIN

THE NUMBER

2

Tony Gallopin, took a 4 seconds time bonus, which limits his deficit in the general classification to only 2 seconds behind overall leader Gorka Izagirre, and keeps him in 3rd place, though tied on the same time with Thibaut Pinot. Dorian Godon took the 9th place of the stage.

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