Dylan Groenewegen enjoys redemption to win stage three of Tour de France

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  • Team BikeExchange rider takes final stage in Denmark
  • Wout Van Aert is overall leader as Tour moves to France

A day after the QuickStep rider Fabio Jakobsen completed his long comeback from life-threatening injuries to win stage two of the Tour de France, the rider widely blamed for the infamous crash in the 2020 Tour of Poland, Dylan Groenewegen, had his own moment of redemption, the Team BikeExchange rider winning stage three from Vejle to Sønderborg.

As the Tour’s exuberant sojourn in Denmark came to an end, so did the mental torture of Groenewegen, vilified over the Jakobsen crash to the extent that at one point he even needed police protection after receiving death threats. In another chaotic sprint finish, Jakobsen, and overall Tour leader, Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) fought for supremacy, but neither were in full control of the sprint as the peloton closed on the line and Groenewegen’s speed edged him ahead of Van Aert.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/03/tour-de-france-stage-three-report-cycling-denmark under the title “Dylan Groenewegen enjoys redemption to win stage three of Tour de France”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.