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Wigans interview

iainf72iainf72 Posts: 15,782
edited January 2012 in Pro race
It's quite a good one

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/ja ... r-defrance

But I have walked away from it wondering who the Olympics RR really figures on the "importance" list. Surely winning lots of stages of the Tour or Milan - San Remo has more value from a cycling perspective.
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  • Stone GliderStone Glider Posts: 1,227
    Excellent article, Mr Wiggins is presented as the mature and professional athlete that he is. A bit of a change from the 'my mate ( fill in name )' interviews that often pass for reportage in our sporting press.

    This is Olympic Year in G B and there is no escape from the 'bigging up' which follows. :roll:
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  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 24,284
    iainf72 wrote:
    But I have walked away from it wondering who the Olympics RR really figures on the "importance" list. Surely winning lots of stages of the Tour or Milan - San Remo has more value from a cycling perspective.

    The Tour and MSR are there every year, though. A suitable Olympic RR may only come once a career. And on home turf - very few get that chance.

    I don't think MSR, for example, does have more value either. Bettini, Sanchez, Cancellara - they all had bits of kit commemorating their gold medals. I can remember anyone having something to mark themselves out as an MSR winner.
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