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Cycling: Jonas Vingegaard, the mysteries of the "yellow room"


The Dane has, after two months of shadow and silence, returned to competition and success during the Tour of Croatia.

He had left the Tour de France on a cloud.

After three crazy weeks at the head of the Jumbo Visma cavalry, having turned the Tour upside down, Jonas Vingegaard had been welcomed as a hero in Denmark.

Two Danish Air Force F-16s in red and white livery had escorted the private plane carrying the Yellow Jersey and his family.

A convertible procession, an appearance on the balcony of Copenhagen City Hall and a walkabout then propelled the discreet climber into the unknown world of celebrity.

With a tight smile, he was there on July 27, entering on tiptoe, seized by the impact of his exploit, a little frightened by his dazzling popularity throwing tens of thousands of people into the street.

The next day, in Glyngore (1400 inhabitants) where he lives, Jonas Vingegaard, puffed up with pride,

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Source: lefigaro

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