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Jumbo-Visma seek history with a Grand Tour Grand Slam at the Vuelta a Espana

Primoz Roglic and Jonas Vingegaard take 1-2 at the 2022 Criterium du Dauphine

It’s testament to the scale of what Jumbo-Visma have already achieved this season that if either Jonas Vingegaard or Primož Roglič manages to stand the tallest on the Vuelta a Espana winners’ podium next Sunday September 17th, the Dutch squad itself will have earned a place in cycling’s history books.

After Roglic’s last-minute but hardfought victory in the Giro d’Italia this spring over Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers), and Vingegaard’s more emphatic defeat of Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) in the Tour de France, if either rider wins the Vuelta, Jumbo-Visma will become the first ever team ever to conquer all three Grand Tours in a single season. 

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