Julian Alaphilippe: “It was not fun at all in Australia”

The rainbow jersey remains within pack of wolves ! Winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège Y the return this season, Remco Evenepoel (Belgium / Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team) won the world title, this Sunday, in Wollongong (Australia), and so it happens to his partner Julian Alaphilippe (France), who was the two-time defending champion after his successes in 2020 and 2021. Precisely, the native of Saint-Amand-Montrond, who ranked 51st in the road race of world championshipsHe went back to his performance and talked about the general content of the France team, who at times were a bit overwhelmed by his strategy.

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“We can be satisfied with our overall performance…”

I think we can be satisfied. of our overall performance, says former world champion Julian Alaphilippe. We had a great race, he is a very strong rider. (Remco Evenepoel) who wins and a very strong runner (Christopher Laporte) which is 2nd. You can’t have any regrets. It was not an easy race, we were still in a good situation. I didn’t think I was going to enter to play for the podium. When I learned that Christophe Laporte he had finished second, I was super happy for him and for the team.

Belgium has been waiting for this for ten years!

Imperial, above his adversaries, Remco Evenepoel (Belgium / Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team) logically triumphed over the road race since world championshipsthis Sunday, in Wollongong (Australia), flying 26 kilometers from the finish. Winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège Y the return this season, the22 year old runner thus sublimates his year a little more with this world title that allows the Belgium to find the heights, ten years after the coronation of Philip Gilbert (2012 in Valkenburg, the Netherlands). The only who had obtained the 3rd place in the time trial last Sunday, has not yet achieved his feat.

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