Jasper Philipsen and his winning personality: 'When a football game wasn't going to plan, I would be crying on the pitch'

The Belgian is racing this week's Paris-Nice

Jasper Philipsen
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Jasper Philipsen has backed himself to stay at the top table of sprinters in the men's peloton after forcing his way into the A-list category through a terrific run of form.

The Belgian picked up six wins in his last 15 race days of the 2021 season - including at one stage spectacularly winning four times in as many race days - and he has continued winning into the new campaign, triumphing twice at February's UAE Tour.

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