Thursday July 10th, 2014

Stage 6Arras / Reims

Start 13h00 (Local time)

Guiberteau : «Marcel did not have the legs»

interview10.07.2014Stage 6- Arras / Reims

Giant Shimano team director Christian Guiberteau said three-times stage winner Marcel Kittel just did not have the strength to be a contender in today's sprint.

“It was a little difficult for Marcel today. It was not only the consequences of his crash but he just didn't have the legs today. With the echelon, the team struggled to get organised. It was not a mechanical or a puncture like I heard here and there. It was just a bad day. Everybody's tired. Everyday something happens and everybody's worn out.”

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