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June 25, 2004

O'Grady on his Tour

espnstar.com | Cycling: Stronger O'Grady ready for renewed battle for Tour's green jersey

Stuart O'Grady talks about the Cofidis affair, and his good form so far this year, including dual stage wins at the Dauphiné Libéré. He suggests he would like to compete for the green jersey, but it sounds like he's not sure if he's still that kind of a rider:

"This year it's different again. I'm going to the Tour to hopefully win some stages, and get in the breaks when they go. If there's a chance of going for the jersey then I believe the team will help me with that.

"Petacchi will be hard to beat, if he makes it to Paris, and so will the rest like Robbie (McEwen) and Baden (Cooke). But I'm going in with a pretty open mind."

Posted by Frank Steele on June 25, 2004 in Cofidis probe, Stuart O'Grady, Tour news | Permalink