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Tour de France: the mad Danish passion carries the Grande Boucle


In the rain in Copenhagen, in the wind towards Nyborg, Denmark, during the first two stages, celebrated the Tour de France with fervor. End of the triptych this Sunday. But a popular celebration sadly spoiled by the shooting which took place then in the Danish capital.

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An immense popular jubilation followed, Sunday evening, by a terrible drama.

The Tour de France on Sunday expressed

“its compassion”


“all the Danish people”

following the shooting in Copenhagen, which occurred 48 hours after the opening time trial of its 2022 edition, which was held in the capital of Denmark.

"The Tour is particularly shocked and saddened by the tragedy that has just struck Copenhagen

," said the organizing company (ASO) at the start of the evening.

“Its inhabitants had given the runners one of the most fantastic welcomes in history, forging deep bonds with all the followers.

The entire Tour caravan offers its most sincere condolences to the victims and their families

,” added ASO.

For three days, the rhythm and momentum of the celebration reserved for the Tour had not weakened.

Dense, the crowd had danced.

Copenhagen, its bridges, its bends, its long avenues and its spectators installed everywhere gave, on Friday during the 1st…

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Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-07-03

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