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Jonas Vingegaard Cracks Tadej Pogačar On Col du Granon

Jonas Vingegaard proved that Tadej Pogačar is not invincible and made a huge upset in the Tour de France stage 11, turning the GC battle upside down. Vingegaard struck with 4 kilometres to go on the mighty Col du Granon climb (11.28 km, 9.20%), cracking Pogačar badly. Vingegaard broke the Col du Granon record by more than 5 minutes, which was previously owned by Urs Zimmermann and Greg LeMond, who set it in the 1986 Tour.
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The Climbs of Le Tour de France 2022

Le Tour de France features one of the hardest parcours in recent memory, with five mountain-top finishes and a special focus on longer ascents and high altitude. The most decisive climbs of the race, Col du Granon, Alpe d'Huez and Hautacam are all in the 35-40 minute range, a stark contrast to the 2021 edition, in which the race was decided on 25 minute climbs.