The Danish bicycle owner Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) has introduced this Sunday that he’ll run the subsequent version of La Vuelta a Espana, which is able to begin on August 26 from Barcelona and finish on September 17 in Madrid, after having been topped for the second time as Tour de France champion.
Vingegaard, who in precept was not going to be included within the formation of his workforce for La Vuelta, will lastly take part along with the Slovenian Primoz Roglic. Sources from Jumbo-Visma itself have confirmed the information and, except in any other case specified within the coming weeks, each Vingegaard and Roglic can be co-leaders seeking the title in one other ‘huge one’.
Thus, it is going to be the primary time since 2017 that the present winners of the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France will take part within the Spanish spherical that very same 12 months. The addition of Vingegaard to the La Vuelta 2023 peloton will elevate his demanding degree much more, because the Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Fast-Step) lately confirmed his presence.
Evenepoel, 23, will defend the crimson jersey as present champion of La Vuelta. The British Geraint Thomas (INEOS Grenadiers) and the Spanish Juan Ayuso (UAE Crew Emirates), who was third within the final version, will even compete. The additionally Spanish Enric Mas (Movistar Crew), second in 2022, will journey La Vuelta so long as he recovers from the laborious fall that left him out of the Tour on the first change.