cyclist Julian Alaphilippe

World champion Julian Alaphilippe resigns from the Olympic Games

French cyclist Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep), world champion in title, resigned today from the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games, invoking a "personal and very thoughtful decision". “I inform you that, after a long reflection, and together with the French coach and my team, Deceuninck-QuickStep, I decided not to be a candidate for a selection for the next Tokyo Games”, wrote the 28-year-old French cyclist , in your account on the social networks Instagram and Twitter.
“The goals for the end of the season have been defined and, accordingly, choices have to be made. I will be proud to wear the French national team jersey at the next World Cups ”, he concluded.