Vincenzo Nibali to skip 2020 Tour de France to focus on Olympics and Giro d'Italia, according to reports

The routes for both Grand Tours are set to be unveiled in the coming days

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Vincenzo Nibali is set to miss the 2020 Tour de France as he focuses on claiming Olympic gold in Tokyo, while also targeting his home Grand Tour, the Giro d'Italia.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Nibali's desire for an Olympic gold medal will mean he will miss out on a ninth Tour de France appearance, as the French Grand Tour finishes only six days before the men's Olympic road race in Japan.

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