Thomas De Gendt targets taking yellow jersey on stage one of 2020 Tour de France

The Belgian has started setting goals for when racing resumes

Thomas De Gendt winning stage one of the 2019 Volta a Catalunya (Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

While many riders begin making tentative plans for when racing hopefully resumes in August, Thomas De Gendt is already targeting one of the biggest prizes of all, the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.

The breakaway specialist believes the undulating 170km opening route starting and finishing in Nice suits his skills and gives him the perfect opportunity to potentially win his third Tour stage and take the yellow jersey for the first time in his career.

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