Pinot describes the stress of his parents' coronavirus diagnosis

Tour Cycliste International du Var et des Alpes Maritimes 2020 - 52nd Edition - 3rd stage La Londe - Le Mont Faron 136 km - 23/02/2020 - Thibaut Pinot (FRA - Groupama - FDJ) - photo Regis Garnier/BettiniPhoto©2020
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Thibaut Pinot has expressed relief that a date has been fixed for the postponed Tour de France, though in a long interview with French newspaper L'Equipe, he outlined the complexity of attempting to hold the race during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pinot has seen the effects of the COVID-19 virus close up. His parents were both diagnosed with COVID-19 almost three weeks ago, and he has witnessed the high level of contagion of the coronavirus in his native Mélisey, near the Vosges.

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