Morkov: I attacked to honour my late father
Michael Morkov of Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank tells Ned Boulting he attacked on Stage 13 to honour his late father, who died five years ago.
"I was riding with a lot of emotions because today it is in fact five years ago that my Daddy died," Morkov said.
"He started my cycling, he gave me the inspiration, and I really wanted to show my family and to my father that I am in the best league, I'm doing the Tour de France, and I was really fighting for him today.
"Guys who's doing sport, they know if you have special feelings, if you really want to perform something, you can dig unreal power out of your legs, and I did that today and I felt really good when I was out there alone."
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