Jakob Fuglsang forgoes Grand Tours for Classics and Tour de France stage wins

Otto I. Eovaldi

Jakob Fuglsang has specified up chasing success in Grand Excursions, at least for 2021, adding the Tour of Flanders to his spring Classics programme, with a stage victory at the Tour de France and an Olympic medal a greater precedence than a further top rated 10 GC end result.

The 35-calendar year-aged Dane has chased Grand Tour achievement for virtually a decade, only for crashes, misfortune and undesirable days to disrupt his aspirations and benefits. He finished seventh in the 2013 Tour de France and sixth in past year’s Giro d’Italia but is now fatigued of riding conservatively in the peloton. 

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