Julian Alaphilippe: If I could only pick one more race to win, it would be the Tour de France

Road race world champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep)
Road race world champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

World champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) has admitted that the Tour de France is the race he would most like to add to his palmarès, though he stopped short of suggesting that he would target the general classification in 2021.

Alaphilippe had long made a goal of the world title before landing the rainbow jersey in Imola in September. In an interview with Eurosport’s Bistrot Vélo show on Monday, he was asked to name the victory he now coveted above all others.

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