Tour de France: Wout van Aert aims at third – and possibly fourth – stage win

Wout van Aert leads his Jumbo-Visma teammates during stage 18 of the 2020 Tour de France
Wout van Aert leads his Jumbo-Visma teammates during stage 18 of the 2020 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Jumbo-Visma's Wout van Aert starts this weekend's final two Tour de France stages as surely the only rider capable of winning both. Sunday's final stage on the Champs-Elysées is a given as a goal, but the 26-year-old has told the Belgian media that he'll wait to see how he feels on Saturday morning to decide whether he'll also give it everything to try to win the individual time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles.

Van Aert has already won two stages at this year's Tour – stage 5 in Privas and stage 7 in Lavaur, both in bunch sprints – and stage 20's 36km time trial from Lure to the top of the climb of La Planche des Belles Filles on Saturday gives the Belgian an opportunity to win on a stage that ahead of this year's race might have seemed beyond him.

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