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Europcar fields all-French squad for Tour

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Jun. 27, 2011
Voeckler struggles to retain his yellow jersey on stage 13 of the 2004 Tour. Lance Armstrong won the stage (and the overall title), but Voeckler held onto the lead after this day. AFP PHOTO JOEL SAGET

Voeckler had an impressive run in yellow in 2004. AFP PHOTO JOEL SAGET

PARIS, June 27, 2011 (AFP) – Manager Jean-Rene Bernaudeau has chosen a French-only lineup for the Europcar team which will take part in the Tour de France starting on Saturday in the Vendee department on the French Atlantic coast.

The team will be led by a former wearer of the yellow jersey, Thomas Voeckler.

There will be three debutants in the race – Yohann Gene, Vincent Jerome and Perrig Quemeneur.

Team Europcar for Tour de France

  • Anthony Charteau (F)
  • Cyril Gautier (F)
  • Yohann Gene (F)
  • Vincent Jerome (F)
  • Christophe Kern (F)
  • Perrig Quemeneur (F)
  • Pierre Rolland (F)
  • Sebastien Turgot (F)
  • Thomas Voeckler (F)

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