After suffering several failures that denied him a win last year, the Slovenian is anxiously awaiting this edition that begins on Sunday.
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He knows he is waiting impatiently. In the pole position from the fourth to eighth and final stage last year, Primoz Roglic lost his throne just before the end of the match. He will approach this 79th edition in a serious spirit of revenge, on Sunday March 6 from 1:10 pm (to follow France 3 and france.tv), for the first stage around Mantes-la-Ville. This simple stage, 159.8 kilometers in length, is used as an aperitif before the first stages of the hills and then the mountains.
For now, this first stage should be dedicated to runners. In this regard, Fabio Jacobsen (Quick Step), Jasper Philipsen (Alpsin-Phoenix), Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe), Mads Pedersen (Trek Segafredo) or Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Victorius) are among the contenders for the title. The yellow shirt.
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