'Egan Bernal can define an era,' says Alberto Contador

The winner of all three Grand Tours believes Bernal could already win the Tour de France

Egan Bernal 'can mark a generation,' according to Alberto Contador (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Egan Bernal could define the next era of cycling, says retired Grand Tour star Alberto Contador.

Bernal will carry Team Sky's hopes of overall victory at Giro d'Italia next month, in only his second Grand Tour.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.