Pinot reportedly set to miss 2021 Tour de France and target Giro d'Italia

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Thibaut Pinot (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Thibaut Pinot is reportedly set to skip the 2021 Tour de France and instead target the Giro d’Italia, as the Frenchman again looks to avoid the pressures of performing in the sport’s biggest race.

Groupama-FDJ are expected to confirm their 2021 race programmes and objectives during a team presentation on Tuesday. However, BFM and RMC Sport claim Pinot will ride the Giro d’Italia as he did in 2017 and 2018.

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