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Pinot to make TDF debut

2012-06-24 19:47

Paris - Promising climber, France's Thibaut Pinot, makes his Tour de France debut with the FDJ-BigMat team which was announced on Sunday.

While Pinot makes the French outfit's line-up there is no place for Arnold Jeannesson, 14th last year but who misses the 2012 edition due to health issues.

The Tour de France starts in Liege on Saturday and runs until July 22.

FDJ-BigMat team:

Sandy Casar (FRA), Pierrick Fdrigo (FRA), Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR), Matthieu Ladagnous (FRA), Cedric Pineau (FRA), Thibaut Pinot (FRA), Anthony Roux (FRA), Jeremy Roy (FRA), Arthur Vichot (FRA)

AFP