If Jacob Fuglsang should do well in the Tour de France, he must be there to win the Critérium du Dauphiné first. Two times he has triumphed in the prestigious optaktsløb, and each time he subsequently crash and obsolete in the Tour de France.

The ill-fated løbskombination avoid he next years in his quest for the ultimate triumph at the OLYMPIC games in Tokyo. Instead he runs the Giro d’italia, which ends the day of the Critérium du Dauphine kicks off.

the Tour de France – or perhaps only a part of the race – he uses in 2020 as a forberedelsesløb to the OLYMPICS.

to TV 2 Sport scratches Fuglsang its programme for the first half of 2020, and it is clear that it does not become next year he will put a checkmark next to the mythological spring classic Paris-Roubaix.

He promised himself, he writes in his autobiography, that he will run the ’Hell of the North’ at least once before he stops his career, but it should probably wait until he give up to run the classification in the big tours of Italy, France and Spain – the so-called Grand Tours.

Here ends the Tour 2019 for Jakob Fuglsang. Supported by teammanager Dmitry Fofonov realize the dane, that he can not continue after a crash at 16. stage. Photo: Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP / Ritzau Scanpix

In 2020 the Giro d’italia, which is the measure of his hottest dreams in a Grand Tour context. He has been running during a time in the past, namely in 2016, when he became the number 12 overall.

In the classics it is once again the Ardennes, he looks towards. May abandon him to race Amstel Gold Race, and instead bet on the Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He intends, therefore, to hit the top of his graph in the last week of april and then stay up there all the way through the Giro, which ends 31. may.

– of Course it’s going to be a little different, ” says Fuglsang to TV 2 Sport on its sæsonplan.

– I am going to have the first formtop about Strade Bianche and Tirreno-Adriatico. I will try to have the next formtop, so it starts at the classics and try to keep it.

– It may be that it is too much, and that I fall short in the last week of the Giro d’italia, says Jakob Fuglsang to TV 2 Sport.

In the Tour de France must Fuglsang run, which was the colombian climber Miguel Angel Lopez, who finally gets the Tour-debut.


19.-23. February – Ruta del Sol (winner in 2019)

7. march – Strade Bianche (number two in 2019)

11.-17. march Tirreno-Adriatico (number three overall and the winner of the 5. stage in 2019)

19. april – Amstel Gold Race (number three in 2019)

22. april Flèche Wallone (number two in 2019)

26. april – Liège-Bastogne-Liège (winner in 2019)

9.-31. may – Giro d’italia

27. June-19. July – Tour de France (eliminated in 2019)

25. July – OL in linjeløb (won silver at the OLYMPICS in Rio)

Cycling – 5. nov. 2019 – at. 08:30 Fuglsang is the king of 2019!

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