Alaphilippe begins new season at Tour de la Provence

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step AlphaVinyl)
Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step AlphaVinyl) (Image credit: Getty Images)

World champion Julian Alaphilippe will begin his 2022 season this week at the Tour de la Provence in a strong QuickStep-AlphaVinyl line-up.

The four-day race gets underway with a prologue time trial in Berre-l’Étang on Thursday and Alaphilippe will race with the rainbow jersey for the first time in 2022 on the following day’s opening road stage to Saintes Maries de la Mer. The Tour de la Provence concludes next Sunday with a summit finish at Montagne de Lure.

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