Ackermann vents his anger after failing to make Tour de France team

Ackermann's last win came at the 2020 Vuelta a España
Ackermann's last win came at the 2020 Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pascal Ackermann has vented his anger about not being selected for Bora-Hansgrohe's Tour de France squad, saying team manager Ralph Denk did not keep his word after promising him a place in this year’s race.

The German had been expected to line up alongside Peter Sagan as one of two Bora-Hansgrohe sprint options for the Tour. However, with Wilco Kelderman also targeting the general classification and Ackermann failing to win a race so far this season, he ultimately missed out on a place in the final eight-rider roster.  

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