Michał Kwiatkowski on Richard Carapaz: 'It's in his nature, his style, but I think he's attacking too much' at Tour de France

Ecuadorian Carapaz has tried on numerous occasions to distance his GC rivals

Richie Porte, Michal Kwiatkowski and Richard Carapaz on stage 11 of the 2021 Tour de France
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Ineos Grenadiers will continue to prioritise Richard Carapaz securing a final podium spot over stages at the Tour de France.

Heading into the final five days of the 2021 race, Carapaz sits fourth overall, just a second back from Jonas Vingegaard of Jumbo-Visma in third but 5-33 adrift from the yellow jersey of Tadej Pogačar.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.