Jonas Vingegaard’s strange problem with champagne


saw what was seen, Jonas Vingegaard It seems more difficult for him to celebrate his successes on stage O Great Road than defeat their rivals on the roads of Galicia.

He two-time Tour champion He did not compete in Thursday’s preliminary time trial because the organization decided it would not count in the general classification due to the danger of the course.

Vingegaard finished 45th, 2’26” behind the time trial winner, the British Joshua Tarlingbut then, both on Friday and this Saturday, he put in two performances to win two consecutive stages by himself and take the lead, 1’13” ahead of the Colombian. Egan Bernal in the absence of the 4th and final stage on Sunday.

Vingegaard (Team Visma Lease a Bike) took 24″ from Egan Bernal on Friday and 29″ from Espanyol on Saturday Carlos Canal (Movistar), the second classified in both stages. Already on the podium, the Dane, with some sensitivity in his hands due to the cold, could not uncork the bottle of champagne to celebrate his victory and finally the former cyclist. Oscar Pereiro gave him a hand.


This Saturday is not too cold, but Vingegaard also needs his time to remove the fickle cork and spray the winners’ podium with champagne.


Source: La Verdad


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