Tour winner Vingegaard given hero’s welcome in Copenhagen

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Denmark has given this year’s Tour de France winner Jonas Vingegaard a huge reception on his return home. Thousands and thousands of people cheered the 25-year-old as he rode from Copenhagen’s Kastrup airport on Wednesday in a convertible car toward the city centre. Vingegaard, who won his first Tour on Sunday, high-fived with many people from the passenger seat while his girlfriend Trine and daughter Frida sat in the back. He then showed up on Copenhagen’s City Hall balcony in his yellow jersey. “A thousand thanks to everyone who has supported me over the past three weeks. A thousand thanks,”…

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