“Believe me, we are beautiful,” Vingegard declares.

Dane, who won the Tour de France in Paris on Sunday, talked about his victory and the overwhelming overall strength of his team.

Minutes after the 20th stage was over and Castelno Magnoac and Rocamadour came in second in the time trial, Dane spoke long to the media about the past three weeks. His victory was promised on Sunday. Not only has he made progress, he has also made progress in his relationship with Tadej Pogačar and in doping. Carefully selected works.

Doping Doping and Suspicion
“”We are clean, everyone on the team is, I can assure you that. No one takes anything illegal. Why are we so strong? Thank you for our preparation. We offer advanced and very far courses and do our best in the areas of equipment, diet and training. Our team is the best at all these levels. You have to trust us.»»

Surprise of his victory
“”Yes, no, I knew there was a winning level since last year. I still had to do it. Another pair of sleeves that have been successfully concreted. I always believed in my chance.»»

His team’s advantage in the Tour de France
“”We wanted to bring the purpose of the green and yellow jerseys and win the stage. The six victories of the yellow, green, and polka dot jerseys are inevitably special. I couldn’t ask for more.»»

Popular in Denmark
“”It’s true that putting all these people behind me for more than three days in Denmark, not just in Copenhagen, was an additional motivation. It’s been an incredible three weeks, but I’ll never forget this wonderful departure in my country. It would be incredible to walk about my country and go up to the balcony of the city hall on Wednesday. It’s going to be crazy for a week.»»

Tadej (Pogačar) and I have a good relationship and he is one of the best runners in the world

Jonas Vingegard

Healthy competition with Tadej Pogačar
“”Tadej and I have a good relationship. We respect each other even if we don’t meet in private. He is a great person, great and one of the best runners in the world. He will still want to win, but I will. Of course I’m proud of what I’ve achieved, but I want to win even if I don’t have a quantified goal like the five wins at the Tour de France. ..»»

The field he advanced
“”There have been advances in aerodynamics. I push more watts and am in a better position on my machine. We did a lot of wind tunnel tests and it paid off. In terms of self-confidence, I believe in myself more. I have matured and grown up. I tended to avoid it because I was forced into a complicated situation that I didn’t like at the time. I have a little more hair on my chest!»»

His future competition with Van Aert within the team
“”I don’t know … It’s nice to have two leaders. If Wout wants to be a mountaineer, of course I can share leadership with him.»»

I was about to have a heart attack when I lost control of my bike

Jonas Vingegard

His last great horror in a time trial
“”Yes, I almost had a heart attack when I lost control of my bike. I don’t think I took much risk, but I made mistakes in turn. There were some bumps on the asphalt. I straightened the bar and recovered.»»

Fear of the northern cobblestones
“”Cobblestone day wasn’t easy for me, I had a chain problem and I panicked. I changed my bike and felt stressed. That’s the only thing that, according to the plan, didn’t work at all. Everything else worked very well.»»