The cyclists’ companions are the first support for the riders on the roads of the Tour de France. But who are the female riders in this 2022 edition?
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The Tour de France is the cycling event of the year not to be missed! This year, the competition is already fierce. From the sixth stage, Tadej Pogacar (UAE Emirates), double winner of the Tour de France, showed his superiority by winning a stage and donning the yellow jersey. Despite his form at the moment, the young Slovenian will have to face several tough opponents, such as Jonas Vingegaard, the winner of the Tour de France 2018 Geraint Thomas or his rival Primoz Roglic. The latter, however, seems weakened. The rider fell heavily during the fifth stage of the Tour de France between Lille and Arenberg. The cyclist even dislocated his shoulder before putting it back in place on your own!
The companions of the Tour de France favorites
The favorites in the yellow jersey are present in this Tour. During this journey, they can count on the benevolence of their wife. To start with Urska ZigartTadej Pogacar’s wife. The two lovebirds have shared their lives since 2017. And on a daily basis, Urska Zigart holds an important place in the life of the champion. The young woman is known as a professional cyclist. For his part, Primoz Roglic can count on Lora Klinc. His wife is a famous Slovenian writer who is very invested in his career and his well-being. “When he fails to achieve a result he would have hoped for, I prefer to see him soon after the finish to comfort him because I know he needs his family”Lora Klinc told the sports daily.
The companions of French cyclists
Among our French people, the most famous couple is undoubtedly: the consultant for France Télévisions Marion Rousse and Julian Alaphilippe. On June 14, 2021, the former cyclist gave birth to a boy, Nino. Unfortunately, the former road world champion in 2020 and 2021 had to forfeit this 2022 edition. His team, Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, feared that he would not last the three weeks of the Tour de France since his terrible fall. during Liège-Bastogne-Liège. On his side, Romain Bardet remains rather discreet about his private life. He had a child with his partner Amandine Cid in 2020. Alexis Vuillermoz, meanwhile, spins the perfect love with Marine Jean. The little couple settled at the foot of the Pyrenees. Among the French who can mark the Grande Boucle 2022, there are Warren Barguil. The best climber of the Tour de France 2017 can count on a pillar, his wife Gabrielle. She is always there in good and bad times. “It’s essential not to tarnish his morale. (…) I reassure him a lot and comfort him”she confided to our colleagues from France info.
Discover the images of the companions of the cyclists of the Tour de France 2022 in the slideshow above.