Valverde makes 2020 Olympics centrepiece of his season

The 2020 Movistar team presented its new colours in Madrid
The 2020 Movistar team presented its new colours in Madrid (Image credit: Photo Gomez Sport)

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) will make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics his principal objective for the coming season. The former world champion has already confirmed that he will ride the Tour de France next year, though primarily as preparation for the Olympic road race, which takes place just six days after the Tour concludes in Paris.

“The objective is to do well in the Classics, do a good Vuelta a España and Worlds, but above all, being an Olympic year, I want to be at 100 percent at the Games,” Valverde said at Movistar’s team presentation on Thursday, according to AS.

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