Philipsen, the finisher
When it comes to the final sprint, it’s down to Jasper Philipsen to power to victory! Three months and a half after he won the last stage of the Tour de France, on the Champs-Élysées, the Belgian star wrapped 2022 with another success in the Tour de France Saitama Criterium. Philipsen got the best of Jonas Vingegaard and Geraint Thomas in a three-man sprint...
Philipsen: "A fun week"
Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck): "It’s a really nice feeling, it’s been a while and there was a really good atmosphere with so many people in Saitama. I had good legs today and this kind of criterium suits me well. I was happy with how things went. I knew I was normally the fastest in the front group [against Vingegaard and Thomas]. I was hoping for a sprint...
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