There have been many speculations relating to Julian Alaphilippe‘s participation within the upcoming UCI Street World Championships in Australia. However now it’s confirmed, The race favourite is headed to Wollongong to defend his title.
Simply two weeks in the past on the Vuelta a España, Alaphilippe dislocated his shoulder in a crash. The incident occurred on stage 11 and Julian needed to be instantly escorted to the hospital. A couple of days later, he was given the go-ahead to coach indoors.
Following his restoration from the crash, Julian feels that he’s able to race in Wollongong. Nonetheless, QuickStep-AlphaVinyl’s boss Patrick Lefevere shouldn’t be proud of the choice. He stated that it is rather dangerous for him to proceed like this. The French Biking Federation (FFC) has introduced that Julian Alaphilippe will likely be main the boys’s choice.
Patrick has been very vocal about his considerations, he stated:
I perceive the stress from what I’ll name French politics. I’m not paying him to trip for the French crew. Changing into world champion is good, however I favor him to race in our jersey
Julian will likely be joined by Valentin Madouas, Quentin Pacher, Florian Sénéchal, Christophe Laporte, Bruno Armirail, Rémi Cavagna and Pavel Sivakov. The season 2022 has been arduous for Julian up to now however he’s hopeful about efficiently defending his rainbow jersey on the championships.
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