Kristoff: If I can hold onto the strongest then I'm dangerous at Paris-Roubaix

Alexander Kristoff hoists the 2019 Gent-Wevelgem trophy

There is no one rider that has been a standout during the 2019 Classics season, but Alexander Kristoff ( UAE Team Emirates ) is a name that has been put forward by many of his rivals as one of the big threats going into Paris-Roubaix this weekend. Kristoff took a commanding win at Gent-Wevelgem two weeks ago and held onto the favourites at the Tour of Flanders last weekend, before beating them in a sprint to take third place. Kristoff has never really found affinity with Paris-Roubaix over his nine previous appearances, but he believes that if he makes it to the velodrome in the front group then he will be a serious threat. With a headwind predicted in sections of the race, the conditions could be in his favour this time. "I have never had a really good feeling in this race, but I know if I manage to ...

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