Roglic: "I don't know if I'll be able to start the Tour de France"

In reports to Slovenian Television, the Slovenian cyclist from the Jumbo-Visma revealed that he has not yet fully recovered from the fall suffered in the Dauphiné.


The presence of Primoz Roglic in the Tour de France remains unknown after the fall that the Slovenian of the Jumbo-Visma suffered in the fourth stage of the Dauphiné and that prevented him from starting the fifth and final stage of the French test when He was leading the race.

In statements to RVT Slo, the Slovenian Radio and Television, Roglic dropped the possibility of not starting the Tour if he is not fully recovered from his injuries. "I thought I would absorb the blows better in a few days, but I still don't feel at my best. It could have been worse but it is not ideal to hurt yourself before the Tour de France. At the moment I am not sure if I will be able to start the game. Tour on Saturday in Nice, "said the Slovenian.

If Roglic's withdrawal from the Tour is confirmed, the gala round would lose one of the great favorites to wear the yellow jersey in Paris after adding his first major in the 2019 Vuelta and shining in 2020, where he has achieved great results. The loss of Roglic would be added to that of the Dutch Steven Kruijswijk, who also crashed in the Dauphiné, leaving Tom Dumoulin as the sole leader of the Jumbo-Visma for the Tour de France.

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