- Intermediate sprint 2
- Stages victory 0
- Victory 0
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Martin: “It’s an important step in my career”
Guillaume Martin (Cofidis): “It was my first Vuelta. This whole season was very particular. It’s an important step in my career. It’s the first time I climbed on the podium of a Grand Tour and I hope to do it again.”
Martin: “I'm happy that a Frenchman won the stage”
Guillaume Martin (Cofidis): “I couldn't spend the last stage of La Vuelta without attacking after what I did before. Today was my seventh breakaway of the race. Unfortunately I may have attacked too much. I was too tired to play for the stage victory today. Anyway I'm happy with my Vuelta with the king of the mountains jersey. The race has been attractive with all those...
Martin: “A tradition within the Cofidis team”
Martin: “I went for many breakaways and I’ll keep going. It’s a pleasure [to win the KOM standings]. It’s a tradition within the Cofidis team, with David Moncoutié and my teammate Nicolas Edet. I’m very proud to have this jersey.”
Guillaume Martin: “We have three opportunities left”
Guillaume Martin (Cofidis): “It started with many attacks like often in this Vuelta. I participated in these attacks. There was a lot of movement at the head of the peloton. Eventually, one of us [Pierre-Luc Périchon] made the winning breakaway. Unfortunately he dropped back a little bit at the end. It was a good day for a stage victory but we'll try again for sure....
Martin: “I can’t think that I’ll leave La Vuelta without a win”
Guillaume Martin (Cofidis): “When I was still in front with 300 or 400 metres to go, I tried to look behind my legs and I din’t see any wheel so I thought… I did my best. It’s a pity the other riders passed me with 150m to go. It’s easy to have regrets afterwards. Maybe I should have waited, or attacked earlier… In the end I did my best....
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