Cycling – Tour de France: Lenny Martinez meets again!

As the Tour of Spain ends, during which he fought at the level of the best until the end of the second week, and this while he discovered his first Grand Tour at 20 years old, Lenny Martinez, the climber of Groupama-FDJ, comes away with the conviction that he can play for victory in the three-week events in the future. Analysis.

Finally 24th in the final ranking of the Vuelta, Lenny Martinezwho for his first Grand Tour – at barely 20 years old – fought for two weeks at the top of the rankings with the tenors Vingegaard-Roglic-Evenepoel before logically crumbling in the third week, received confirmation that he was able to fight at the highest world level for the general rankings, and that with the experience and the “cash” stored during the event, he should quickly be able to play for victory with the best until the end.

“We’ll come back”

Questioned on the eve of the finish of the Vuelta, the team’s little climber Groupama-FDJwho took the winning breakaway during the difficult penultimate stage, had already made plans for the future, in comments reported by : « The feelings have returned and it’s nice to finish on a good note, giving everything in the breakaway and emptying the tank all the way to the line. I tried and gave everything to get the stage victory, but we will come back ».

“I want to fight for the general in the future”

A few hours ago, Lenny Martinez was expressed in The team on his first experience of a Grand Tour and was already planning on future struggles for the general classification: “ I am young, and with age, I will learn to have fewer and fewer days without, to be more regular over three weeks, and that will do it. I want to fight for the general in the years to come and I will do everything in my career to also achieve victories on a Grand Tour “. Words which demonstrate that Lenny Martinez has greatly gained in solidity but also in confidence. He knows today that he is capable of playing with the best in the big Tours. Enough to give him extra motivation for next year.

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