Sprint rivals tip André Greipel for Champs-Élysées win

André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) has yet to win in this year's Tour de France but his rivals say he is favourite for Sunday's final stage

André Greipel at the 2017 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Three of the leading sprinters remaining in the Tour de France have labelled André Greipel as the favourite to win the final stage in Paris.

The German sprinter has not won a stage of this year’s Tour yet and is enduring his worst season in terms of wins up until this point of the year since 2007.

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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.