The rider from Cofidis Team takes the final podium.
Guillaume Martin, after an excellent performance at the Tour de France, did justice to his ranking. Very often, the rider from Normandy was a very good animator of the race. He has been in 7 breakaways, has signed 6 'top 10', and has been named 4 times the most competitive rider of the race, but most of all, he successfully won and kept the polka-dot jersey of best climber.
« Wearing this polka-dot jersey is a great source of pride. It is a very symbolic jersey when you are a climber and very popular too. It is even more valuable because our team has a special history with this jersey, with David Moncoutier and Nicolas Edet. To wear it during my first season at Cofidis is a promising start. The way I conquered it changed my habits. This time, I rode in a relaxed way, attacking very often. I took a lot of pleasure in racing like that. »
Guillaume Martin tackled the numerous climbs of this edition relying on the right ratios and reliability of the Campagnolo Super Record EPS Disc Brake 12-speed groupset.
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