'Suffering' Primož Roglič on Jonas Vingegaard: 'We are the same; he could win the Basque Country'

Remco Evenepoel laments rivals jumping onto his every move

Primoz Roglic at Tour of the Basque Country 2022
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Primož Roglič has said that his Jumbo-Visma team-mate Jonas Vingegaard should not only be seen as his main helper at the Tour of the Basque Country, indicating that the Dane has every chance of winning the WorldTour race.

Following the third stage of the race won by Bahrain-Victorious' Pello Bilbao, Roglič maintains a five second lead over Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl), with Vingegaard in sixth place, 19 seconds in arrears.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.