Can a Frenchman still get on the podium? Follow the 114th edition

The first Monument of the cycling season, the Milan-San Remo welcomes the world peloton on Saturday for the first highlight of the year of one-day races.

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The platoon in the Capo Berta climb, during the 113th edition of the Milano-Sanremo, 19 March 2022. (MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP)

A week after the Paris-Nice won by Tadej Pogacar, placed at the 114th edition of the Milan-San Remo, on Saturday 18 March. Classic of the cycling calendar and first Monument of the year, the “Spring” offers 294 kilometers on the menu, which end with the traditional climbs of the Cipressa and Poggio, which are regularly the scene of the outcome of the race.

Will a Frenchman be able to get on the podium again, as in six of the last seven seasons (Julian Alaphilippe 3rd in 2017, winner in 2019 and 2nd in 2020, Arnaud Démare winner in 2016 and 3rd in 2018, Anthony Turgis 2nd in 2022) ?

Holder of the title, Matej Mohoric is a candidate for his succession. But logically, Tadej Pogacar, Mads Pedersen or Wout van Aert, winner in 2020, will play the main roles in this “Very classicContender for the win, Tom Pidcock will not be in the match after his crash at the Tirreno-Adriatico. Experience the stage live, with the gaps in real time, on franceinfo:sport.

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