Tour de France: Wout van Aert rules out green jersey challenge

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma)
Wout van Aert leads the Jumbo-Visma training ride at the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

Milan-San Remo and Strade Bianche winner Wout van Aert has ruled out challenging for the green jersey and targeting stage wins at the 2020 Tour de France as he puts all his effort into Jumbo-Visma’s bid for the yellow jersey.

The Dutch team line up with Primož Roglič and Tom Dumoulin in their ranks, but Van Aert's incredible form has raised questions over whether he could mount a challenge for the green jersey and end Peter Sagan's long run of success in the competition. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.