Saturday July 26th, 2014

Stage 20Bergerac / PĂ©rigueux

Start 10h10 (Local time)

Thibaut Pinot: «I knew I could do it»

interview26.07.2014Stage 20- Bergerac / PĂ©rigueux

Best young rider.

“I'm very happy with my time trial. I knew I could do it. I've done decent time trials all year and I was feeling great those past few days so I wasn't worried. I was under pressure but it was a positive pressure. The crowd was great. I was in a fight against Valverde. I'm only 24 year old, he's older than me. After three weeks of hard racing, it might be an advantage to be young. As for Jean-Christophe Péraud, I knew he was a serious opponent. I can be satisfied because I'm not that far down on him. I'm happy that we're two Frenchmen on the podium. To say the truth, I find it hard to realize that I'm on the final podium of the Tour de France. Winning the Tour de France will be another story. Nibali is eight minutes ahead of me, it's enormous! It's still a long way to go...”

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