Big emotion live for Laurent Luyat

Big emotion live for Laurent Luyat

Back on the roads of the Tour de France to present his show “Vélo Club”, Laurent Luyat was very moved by Romain Bardet’s victory this Saturday during the first stage.

For the start of the Tour de France, the French supporters were spoiled. And even if the first stage of the 111th edition of the event took place on Saturday on the Italian roads between Florence and Rimini, Romain Bardet’s victory caused quite a stir in the French ranks. Retransmitted in particular on
France Televisionsthe stage did not fail to enthuse the various consultants and journalists. And in particular Laurent Luyat.

A few minutes after Romain Bardet crossed the finish line with his arms raised, the multi-tasking presenter of the Sports department of France TV had a hard time hiding his emotion. It’s almost tears in my eyes this evening for this premiere… It’s so beautiful. It is fabulous. » And during his show, Laurent Luyat never stopped praising the work of the French rider who announced a few weeks ago that he would end his career after the next Critérium du Dauphiné (2025).

“It’s crazy what he did to us”

« It’s crazy what he did to us, this coup fifty kilometers from the finish. (…) Nobody predicted this scenario. » Having escaped, notably with his teammate Frank Van Den Broek, the Frenchman from dsm-firmenich PostNL resisted the return of a peloton pushing hard, but which was unable to catch the two riders. Enough to allow Romain Bardet to wear the very first yellow jersey of his career. Quite a wink from destiny.

It remains for the thirty-three-year-old runner to have fun and continue to give something to the spectators. Like Thibaut Pinot who had a great time last year for his last round, even without winning a stage or wearing the yellow jersey, Romain Bardet offers himself one last full of panache. And that was just the first step.

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