Jonas Vingegaard: I just want to come back and try to win the Tour de France again

Jumbo-Visma rider stays grounded after taking Denmark's first Tour win in 26 years

Jonas Vingegaard
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Descending at pace towards Rocamadour on stage 20 of the Tour de France, Jonas Vingegaard almost ruined his whole race. The Jumbo-Visma rider made a slight error on his way into a corner with about 2.5km to go, locked up, and for him, and his legions of fans back in Denmark, it was a tense moment.

There was to be no penultimate day drama however, this was not 2020. The Dane held his bike upright, kept pushing, and pushed so hard he almost won the stage, only losing by eighteen seconds in the end. He not only defended his yellow jersey but extended it.

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