We were worried if we could beat Rohan Dennis, Wout van Aert says

Belgian says Paris-Nice has been the "perfect week" as Jumbo-Visma take clean sweep of podium again

Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert and Primož Roglič were "worried" about beating teammate Rohan Dennis before they set out on stage four's time trial at Paris-Nice.

Speaking after his victory over the 13.4km course, which also saw him move into the race lead, the Belgian revealed that Dennis had finished over 30 seconds quicker than Jumbo-Visma's predicted winning time, causing concern that neither he or Roglič would beat their Australian teammate.

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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.