Former runner Alberto Contador, the only Spanish cyclist winner of the big three and retired in 2017, has confessed that during the coronavirus quarantine he had a state so similar to that of before hanging up the bicycle that he even thought about the possibility of returning to the competition and run the 2020 Giro.
“Last year, During the confinement for the coronavirus pandemic, he trained a lot. My physical details were the same as when I retired. I had a few extra kilos but with work I could get back to my level. There was a moment that I thought about going back, but only for one race, the Giro“, assured the Madrilenian in La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Since his retirement, the double Tour and Giro winner and Vuelta triple winner has not left the activity as an amateur cyclist. He broke the Everest Challenge record in July 2020 and recently did a 1,600-kilometer march between Pinto, his hometown, and Milan. to fulfill a promise he made after the victory of Lorenzo Fortunato (EOLO Kometa) in the Giro d’Italia.