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Vingegaard poised to win Tour de France as Van Aert claims time trial

Vingegaard leads Pogacar of Slovenia by 3:34 and also Britain’s Geraint Thomas by 8:13 in advance of Sunday’s last

Jonas Vingegaard was positioned to declare his maiden Excursion de France title as the Dane kept his general lead complying with the last time test, a 40.7 kilometres solo initiative from Lacapelle-Marival on Saturday.

The 25-year-old Jumbo-Visma cyclist completed second in the 20th phase won by his Belgian group friend Wout van Aert, that clocked a finest time of 47 mins 59 secs.

Vingegaard, that almost collapsed right into rocks after overcooking a turn on a descent, completed 19 secs behind Van Aert with safeguarding champ Tadej Pogacar taking 3rd location, 27 secs off the rate.

Generally, Vingegaard leads Pogacar of Slovenia by 3:34 and also Britain’s Geraint Thomas by 8:13 in advance of Sunday’s last, a mostly processional flight from La Protection to the Champs Elysees in Paris.

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