Egan Bernal confirms his next challenge after the excitement in Liege: ‘I managed to get excited’

Egan Bernal confirms his next challenge after the excitement in Liege: ‘I managed to get excited’
Egan Bernal confirms his next challenge after the excitement in Liege: ‘I managed to get excited’

Egan Bernal He was the best Colombian in the fourth Monument Liège Bastogne Liège and continues to show that little by little he is recovering his best level, his ceiling is still far away and he hopes to be fighting for the Tour de France in a season that seems sweet.

​It may be of interest to you: Egan Bernal fought and tried, but he could not defeat an indomitable Pogacar who conquered Liège Bastogne Liège

The 27-year-old cyclist took center stage in the 110th edition of the Belgian event, a difficult race of 254.5 kilometers with more than 4,000 meters of elevation gain in which the Slovenian was crowned champion. Tadej Pogacar after dominating the last 30 kilometers


Egan Bernal

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Egan He rode a large part of the race with the group of favorites and was very close to the Slovenian, until the hard climb came. Côte de la Redoute, where Pogacar made the difference and attacked to take the crown.

Bernal He tried and wanted to surprise with 13 minutes left to claim a place on the podium, but the strength in his legs was not enough to dream and he decided to push until the finish line.

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In the end, the rider Zipaquira He arrived in box 21, with the main lot, 2 minutes and 2 seconds behind the champion Tadej Pogacar and completed an outstanding test amidst inclement road and weather.

Egan Bernal

Photo:AFP

I found myself in a small group, I managed to get excited, I felt very good and I had good legs today, that’s why I tried it several times

Egan spoke about his participation in the microphones of the organization of the Liège Bastogne Liège and explained that this fell less than 100 kilometers from the finish line, harmed the team’s strategy. Ineos.

“It changed a little bit that Tom had to wait a long time to change the bike and chase quite a bit. We try to do our best and it will be next year,” he began by saying.

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Regarding his attempt to stay on the podium, he responded: “I found myself in a small group, I managed to get excited, I felt very good and I had good legs today, that’s why I tried several times, but I had legs, but not enough. to make a difference.”

Egan could follow in the footsteps of Nairo Quintana.

Photo:Twitter: Egan Bernal

At the end of the note, the interviewer asked him if hel Tour of Romandie It was going to be his next test; not hesitateEgan Bernal confirmed that he will be in the race that begins this Tuesday, April 23 and ends on Sunday, the 28th of the same month.

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