'I won't give up': Andrea Tafi determined to make Paris-Roubaix return

The 52-year-old says he doesn't regret his attempt to return to the cobbles 20 years after winning the Monument and could even try again next year

Andrea Tafi after racing Paris-Roubaix in 2003 (Getty)

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If you were an ex-pro looking for an audacious return to the road after more than a decade in retirement, there are plenty of easier races for a comeback than Paris-Roubaix.

One man this logic didn't seem to concern was Andrea Tafi, who planned to race Paris-Roubaix 2019 two decades after his win on the cobbles in 1999.

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