image: Cor VosPre-race favourites Jonas Vingegaard and Tadej Pogacar both started their 2023 campaigns with a triumph in their first race. Yet, it was Pogacar who prevailed in commanding style in Paris-Nice, which was their first direct confrontation of the season.
Read about the favourites to win the Tour de France’s GC this year. We’ll publish about the favourites to win individual stages in the coming weeks.
After two consecutive Pogacar GC triumphs Vingegaard dethroned him in last year’s Tour de France. The Dane also won two mountain stages, while Tadej Pogacar and Wout van Aert were the most successful stage hunters with three stage wins each. Jasper Philipsen was the fastest sprinter with two victories, including the sprint in Paris.
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