He finished 86th at 8'35 "from Julian Alaphilippe, yet Tony Gallopin was waiting at the foot of the AG2R bus, he was indeed the last French carrier of the yellow jersey. We had to wait 99 steps to see the story stammer, and he told us during the recent Giro that he imagined that Julian Alaphilippe would take over, and he was delighted for the Deceuninck rider – Quick Step "It's all very well," he smiled, "I'm going to leave me alone with this yellow jersey story, congratulations to Julian, he's deserved, he's had a fantastic season. we arrive at the foot of this climb with a very steep slope. "And to add:" From the beginning, it went very quickly and he, he was all alone.Able to go out and let everyone, he is not the world's number one for nothing. "
Proud to have worn the yellow jersey
Invited to describe how Alaphilippe is different, Gallopin said: "It's really the puncher that is impossible to follow in this kind of climbs. There is no explanation. He is the best rider in the world. You need one and it's him! "
"Anyway, I was really not paying attention to the next French yellow jersey," Tony Gallopin said again. It's just anecdotal. A story of journalists, no runner. I do not care to have been the last French yellow jersey. What matters is that I wore it … "