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Coach says Sam Bennett ‘on track’ for Tour de France revival

Coach says Sam Bennett ‘on track’ for Tour de France revival

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Will Sam Bennett be back at his best in time to challenge for the sprints and the green jersey at the Tour de France ?

Bora-Hansgrohe is betting on it.

Bora-Hansgrohe head of performance Dan Lorang is upbeat about where Bennett is at right now and where he will be in the month of July.

“I am really confident that Sam is on track for the Tour, and that we will see him there at his best and that he can fight for the green jersey,” he told VeloNews .

The Irishman’s coach revealed to VeloNews the training and racing plan Bennett will follow to hit his best form for cycling’s biggest race.

Also read :Bennett won two stages plus the coveted maillot vert the last time he rode the Tour in 2020. He was aiming for a similar performance last season, but suffered a knee injury in the weeks before the race and missed months of competition.The disruption to his training and racing, plus Lorang’s cautious approach this season, saw Bennett take a long time to get back to winning ways.He notched up podium finishes in the UAE Tour and the Presidential Tour of Turkey, but it wasn’t until the Eschborn-Frankfurt on May 1 when he finally swooped to victory.Bennett launched a powerful sprint at the end of the WorldTour race, beating Fernando Gaviria […]

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