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The dream lives for the dane

In last season attended Christopher Juul-Jensen with success in both the Giro d'italia and the Tour de France, but the demanding program has apparently not deterred the hard-wearing cyclist.

The 31-year-old dane is in the Mitchelton-Scott bruttotrup to both of the major grand tours in this autumn.

Holdledelsen must select the eight names for the Tour de France in a bruttotrup on the 11 riders who get Adam Yates as captain.

Christopher Juul-Jensen may be one of the helpers on the australian crew, which last year won four stages in the big French race.

- After last year's success chasing we multiple victories at the Tour de France. We ran aggressively last year, and we will continue in the same track in years, " says Mitchelton-Scott's senior sports director, Matt White, in a press release.

Juul-Jensen and the american veteran Brent Bookwalter are the only names that go again from the Tour-bruttotruppen to the extended squad for the Giro d'italia.

The Italian storløb starts barely two weeks after the end of the Tour de France. Here it is supposed, that Simon Yates will be acting team captain and go for the overall victory.

- There will only be a few riders who run both the Tour de France and the Giro d'italia this year, and it will certainly not be the riders, who are running for the overall result, estimates Matt White.

Both the Tour de France and the Giro d'italia is in this season have been moved as a consequence of the coronapandemiens ravages in Europe.

the Tour begins 29. august, while the Giro, according to the new race calendar will be started 3. October.

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