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Team Jumbo-Visma limits damage after puncture Vingegaard in opening…



In soaking wet conditions, Team Jumbo-Visma set off for a 14.8-kilometre team chrono on the streets of Barcelona. Just before the first waypoint, Vingegaard suffered a puncture, forcing the Dane to change bikes. The rest of the team waited for Vingegaard – who, along with Primoz Roglic, is Team Jumbo-Visma’s leader in this edition of the Vuelta a España – and lost valuable time.

After a solid second part, the Dutch team stopped the clock at 18 minutes and 2 seconds. It meant the 11th time for the Dutch team. “Considering the conditions, we can be satisfied with our performance. The rain, poor visibility and Jonas’ puncture put us in a difficult situation, but I think we managed well”, said Mathieu Heijboer, Head of Performance at Team Jumbo-Visma.

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