Islamabad, 26 July 2022 (TDI): The Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm congratulated the Danish cyclist, Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen for his historic win at Tour de France 2022.

“Indeed biking is part of Denmark’s DNA,” the Ambassador of Denmark stated in a tweet on her official Twitter account.

Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen is a Danish cyclist who won the Tour de France 2022. “This is unbelievable. This morning I told my girlfriend and daughter that I wanted to win for them and I did. I am super happy.” Vingegaard share in a tweet.

“It was a tough day and I am glad it is over. The team was super strong and I want to thank Wout, Sepp, Nathan, Tiesj, and Christophe,” he added.

He has been riding for the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Team, Team Jumbo-Vismar since 2019 and won his first UCI World Tour on stage 6 of the Tour de Pologne.

Tour de France 2022

It was the 109th edition of the Tour de France. It started in Copenhagen, Denmark on 1 July and ended with the final stage at Champs-Élysées in France.

Denmark’s Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen (Team Jambo-Visma) won for the first time. Moreover, two times defeating champion, Tadej Pogačar secured 2nd position and Geraint Howell Thomas stood third.

Tour de France is the world’s most prestigious and most difficult bicycle race. It is primarily held in France but occasionally passes through near countries like Germany, France, and Spain. Tour de France 2022 started in Denmark and ended in France.

It was established in 1903 by Henri Desgrange,  a French Cyclist to increase the sale of the newspaper. However, today it is run by  Amaury Sport Organisation.

It has been held since 1903 except it was disrupted during the first and second world wars. The teams competing in the tour are mostly UCI World Teams. Furthermore, it is watched by a huge crowd on the roadside and millions on TV screens.