Tour de France 2022: Jonas Vingegaard takes yellow jersey from Tadej Pogačar with victory on stage 11

Vingegaard wins epic battle of the favourites in dramatic Alpine showdown

Jonas Vingegaard
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Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) won stage 11 at the Tour de France after attacking the other GC contenders on the Col du Granon on Wednesday. He put in a devastating ride to snatch the overall lead from the shoulders of Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates). 

In an epic showdown in the high Alps, Jumbo-Visma pulled off a tactical masterstroke to dislodge Pogačar from his throne and land a hammer blow to the Slovenian’s hopes of winning a third straight Tour de France. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

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