Jonas Vingaard will not rest. hero France Tower In 2022 and a hypothetical winner of the 2023 edition as well, he will ride this year’s Vuelta a España alongside Primoz Roglic, a three-time Spanish Tour winner and Giro d’Italia champion. Both will co-lead the same team: “I will run the Vuelta. We will be leaders in the Jumbo,” the Danish cyclist told EL PAÍS. It is the first time since 2017 that the winner of the Tour and the winner of the Giro have participated in the Vuelta in the same year.
The Tour of Spain has already confirmed the presence of Remco Evenpoel, the last winner of the race, Spain’s Juan Ayuso and Geraint Thomas. After finishing second last year, Enrique Mass will also be attending the Vuelta when he recovers from a fall during the first stage of the Tour de France, which left him out of the competition.
La Vuelta a España, which takes place from August 26 to September 17, will start in Barcelona and finish in Madrid. In total, 21 stages will cover a total distance of 3,153.8km across the Iberian Peninsula – forays through France and Andorra included – with seven mountain stages, six intermediate mountain stages and four mountain stages. Two giants emerged from the next edition: Tourmalet, who will finish the stage for the first time, and the ruthless Angelero.