Madiot wants pavés every year at the Tour de France

Upon hearing of the 2010 Tour de France route when announced at the Palais des Congrès of Paris on Wednesday, Française des Jeux manager Marc Madiot was delighted to see the return of the pavés to the Tour in a substantial way for the first time in 25 years. The 207km stage three from Wanze - Arenberg Porte du Hainaut will not feature the section of cobblestones named after Madiot, but the stage could prove decisive in the overall classification.

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