Saturday July 21st, 2012

Stage 19Bonneval / Chartres

Start 10h35 GMT 2+

Voeckler: «It will be a great moment...»

interview21.07.2012Stage 19- Bonneval / Chartres

He wouldn't be drawn into saying how he expects to feel after standing on the centre stage as the winner of the Tour de France's King of the Mountains but Thomas Voeckler does know it will be special...

“The last stage on the Champs-Elysées is never particularly long but it's a great atmosphere. Once we get on the final circuit, it's always very fast but it's a wonderful experience. I'm not really sure how my emotions will be, I'll have to wait until tomorrow and after I've stepped off the podium to really know but I'm certain it will be a great moment.
“I'm impressed by how Wiggins won this race. He raced the Tour like he has done other races all year, like Paris-Nice or the Tour de Romandie and all the others – which he won – he's impressive. He has a team which is very professional and when you see they've earned first and second in the overall, you are obliged to say they deserve the victory… obviously.”

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