Tao Geoghegan Hart's Tour de France debut 'far from ideal'

ANDORRELAVIEILLE ANDORRA JULY 11 Tao Geoghegan Hart of The United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers during the 108th Tour de France 2021 Stage 15 a 1913km stage from Cret to AndorrelaVieille Col de Beixalis 1796m Public Fans LeTour TDF2021 on July 11 2021 in AndorrelaVieille Andorra Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images
Tao Geoghegan Hart in the Pyrenees on stage 15 of the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tao Geoghegan Hart has described his debut Tour de France as "far from ideal" but is set to fight on in the final week in a bid to gain experience and support his Ineos Grenadiers teammate Richard Carapaz.

After winning the Giro d'Italia last year, Geoghegan Hart came into his first Tour as one of four potential leaders for Ineos Grenadiers. However, crashes have ravaged the British team's options, and Carapaz is the last man standing in terms of overall contention. 

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