Jonas Vingegaard Securs His First Tour de France Win
by privatebet.com - 2022/07/26
This year’s Tour de France was more challenging than ever, with cyclists combating both tough terrain and high temperatures to secure their place on the top. The Danish cyclist Jonas Vingegaard eventually came out victorious, securing his first win at the prestigious multi-stage bicycle race. After 23 days and 21 stages, Vingegaard managed to defeat the two-time defending champion Tadej Pogačar. He easily reached the final stage at the Champs-Élysées, Paris with his Jumbo-Visma teammates, leaving his competition in the dust after over three weeks on the road. Vingegaard secured his win long before reaching Paris. After racing through peaks and plains in a crushing heatwave, he had taken the lead from his main rival Pogačar in the Alps and defended it through the Pyrenees before ultimately lifting the trophy in Paris. Vingegaard’s triumph comes only a year after he finished the race as a runner-up, and he said it’s incredible to finally win Tour de France. "Now nothing can go wrong anymore. I'm sitting here with my daughter. It's just incredible. It is the biggest cycling race of the year, the biggest one you can win and now I have done it. Nobody can take this away from me," said the Danish cyclist post-race.