Thibaut Pinot will tackle the Tour de France once more in 2022

Frenchman aims for podium again eight years after he last achieved the feat, will be joined by David Gaudu and Michael Storer

Thibaut Pinot
Thibaut Pinot celebrates winning stage 14 of the 2019 Tour de France, his last victory at the race
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Thibaut Pinot will return to the Tour de France for the first time since 2020 this year, with sprinter Arnaud Démare heading to the Giro d'Italia instead.

Groupama-FDJ announced their leaders for the Tour and Giro at a team presentation on Wednesday, where much of the Tour squad was also revealed.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.