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French president formal: ‘Denmark will soon Tourstart’

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The French president, Emmanuel Macron, currently on a state visit in Denmark, Tuesday night to let you know that the Scandinavian country “one of the coming years Tourstart will be able to organize”. The president put his promise of strength by Wednesday morning bike ride through the streets of Copenhagen.

Copenhagen is indeed officially a candidate for the Tourstart of 2020 or 2021 to organise. In that context, it is also a tour director Christian Prudhomme with the French delegation. The bike tour of Macron and the Danish prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen – a notorious fan of cycling himself – through the streets of Copenhagen was not originally on the schedule. Rasmussen gave Macron a yellow jersey gift, signed by the most recent tour winner Geraint Thomas.

Denmark organised already with the start of the Tour of Italy in 2012. When there were three rides (including a time trial) held on Danish territory.

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