Fernando Gaviria: "An incredible day for Colombia"

July 7 th 2018 - 16:58

It’s an incredible day. It’s been a long time since Colombia last had this jersey. Many Colombians have tried to get it and it comes down to me. I dedicate this victory to every single team member, riders and staff, because without them, I wouldn’t be able to sprint. It’s moreover incredible because the whole world wants this jersey. To get it leaves me lost for words but I’m surely happy to wear it. We’ll try to retain it as much as we can. It was a complicated finish with a bit of wind. But we always race united. We race as a family. We are a family. We respected the instructions. I’ve won also thanks to the help of all Colombians who support me.

 

Tour de France 2018 - 07/07/2018 - Etape 1 - Noirmoutier-en-l'Île - Fontenay-le-Comte (201 km) - Fernando GAVIRIA (QUICK - STEP FLOORS) Avec le maillot Blanc
Tour de France 2018 - 07/07/2018 - Etape 1 - Noirmoutier-en-l'Île - Fontenay-le-Comte (201 km) - Fernando GAVIRIA (QUICK - STEP FLOORS) Avec le maillot Blanc © ASO/Pauline BALLET

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