Mathieu van der Poel: 'I really want to ride a Grand Tour after Tokyo 2020'

Mathieu van der Poel booked his ticket to Tokyo after coming second in the UCI mountain bike World Cup in Germany

Mathieu van der Poel after the Amstel Gold Race 2019 (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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Amstel Gold winner Mathieu van der Poel has said he really wants to ride a Grand Tour, making hints that he could ride one of the three stage races soon after competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

After his breakout spring Classics season, people are already asking the young Dutchman what his race calendar next year will look like, the 24-year-old saying that Paris-Roubaix will be added to the races he plans to ride.

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