Roglic cautious of losing focus in third week of Tour de France

GRAND COLOMBIER FRANCE SEPTEMBER 13 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Yellow Leader Jersey during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 15 a 1745km stage from Lyon to Grand Colombier 1501m TDF2020 LeTour on September 13 2020 in Grand Colombier France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) in yellow on stage 15 of the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tour de France leader Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) has warned of the perils of losing focus in the third week as he goes into the final segment of the race with a strong team but a narrow overall advantage.

Roglič has first-hand experiences of things going awry in the last part of a Grand Tour, both when winning and losing the general classification advantage.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.