Kathi, Issie and Euan have made it to Paris and rake through an amazing Tour de France.
What gave Jonas Vingegaard the edge over everyone else?
How does Tadej Pogacar regroup and come back stronger following this defeat?
What’s the Grand Tour future for the once all-conquering INEOS?
We go over the stages, the riders and the teams that caught our attention. Issie shares her thoughts on who might be leaving INEOS, Kathi reveals how stealth Wout helped to seal the race and Euan solves all UAE‘s problems with one easy solution.
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It’s going to be a short but sweet recap of Stage 21 of the 2022 Tour de France. Jasper Philipsen of Alpecin-Deceuninck took the final sprint by a country mile. Dylan Groenewegen (BikeExchange-Jayco) and Alexander Kristoff (Intermarche-Wanty-Goubert) took second and third respectively. Jonas Vingegaard came across the line with his Jumbo team, winning the maillot jaune, with Tadej Pogacar (UAE) and Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) in second and third respectively. The green jersey was won by Wout van Aert, the KOM is another jersey for Vingegaard, and the young rider’s jersey stays with Pogacar.Ineos Grenadiers win the Team Classification and van Aert was awarded the Super Combativity Award.
All the emotions exploded at the finish line of today’s 20th stage of the Tour de France. Jumbo Visma’s Wout van Aert took the stage win, while teammate Jonas Vingegaard came home in second place, cementing his overall win.
Tadej Pogacar (UAE), Geraint Thomas and Filippo Ganna (INEOS) rounded out the top 5 on the stage.
On the GC, Aleksandr Vlasov of Bora moved into the top 5 and Romain Bardet (DSM) jumped up to 7th. Louis Meintjes (Wanty) took a drop to 8th.