Third Tour de France and third podium for the native of Komenda. Certainly, Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) did not match their last two performances leaving 109th Big loop at Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma). But the Slovenian rider, who nevertheless won a third white jersey for best young rider, which allows him to equal Jan Ullrich and Andy Schleck, did the show for three weeks. Winner of three stages, the 23-year-old climber is satisfied when it comes to taking stock. Above all, he gives an appointment next summer for an Act III with Vingegaard which makes us salivate in advance…
Video – Tadej Pogacar, 2nd in the Tour behind Jonas Vingegaard
“We have good years ahead of us for duels with Jonas (Vingegaard)”
The one we should find on the Tour of Spain (August 19-September 11) in a few weeks spoke at the protocol ceremony. “It was a very exciting Tour de France for me. It’s still amazing to be here, even if I’m not at the top of the podium. If I hadn’t already won before, it would be the best day of my life. It doesn’t make a big difference, it just means I’ll be even more motivated next year. But I savor the spirit of this sport, as I always have, and I think we have great years ahead of us for duels with Jonas (Vingegaard)”concludes Tadej Pogacar.
#TDF2022 Final podium!
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