Thibaut Pinot to return to racing at Tour of Slovakia following injury

Injury caused the Frenchman to abandon the Tour de France when he was looking good for the win

Thibaut Pinot at the Tour de France 2019 (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Thibaut Pinot will return to racing at the Tour of Slovakia for the first time since abandoning the Tour de France in tears, having been closing in on his first ever Grand Tour victory.

The Frenchman will lead the line for Groupama-FDJ at the five-day stage race, while Arnaud Démare and Stefan Küng are also expected to feature for the French team.

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