'I did it just because I like winning' - Jonas Vingegaard puts the cherry on the cake with Tirreno-Adriatico stage win

The Visma-Lease a Bike rider takes an unassailable lead in the general classification with one stage to go

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A dominant stage win by Jonas Vingegaard on stage six of Tirreno-Adriatico sent a message to all who wish to challenge him at this year’s Tour de France, as he dropped all of his GC rivals on the slopes of Monte Petrano to take back-to-back victories at the Italian stage race.

With tomorrow’s final stage around San Benedetto del Tronto set to end in a sprint, the Visma-Lease a Bike rider’s general classification victory is all but confirmed, as barring any crashes he will be declared the overall winner of the race.

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