'I don't take anything I would not give to my daughter' - Jonas Vingegaard defends Tour de France record

Jumbo-Visma rider responds to questions about scepticism over his performances at this year's race

Jonas Vingegaard on stage 17 of the 2023 Tour de France
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Jonas Vingegaard defended his record at the Tour de France on Wednesday, telling reporters that he doesn't take "anything I would not give to my daughter".

The Jumbo-Visma rider powered away from his closest rival, Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) on the queen stage of the race on Wednesday, putting five and a half minutes into the Slovenian, meaning he overwhelmingly controls the general classification.

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