Ovett takes issue with Vaughters' comments on Zwift racing

Freddy Ovett
Freddy Ovett (Image credit: Noa Arnon)

Virtual Tour de France stage 4 winner Freddy Ovett has reacted to recent comments from Jonathan Vaughters regarding virtual racing, agreeing that it’s a "totally different beast" to road racing but taking issue with his comparison to running.

Vaughters took to Twitter on Saturday following stage 3 of the virtual Tour, which is being raced on the Zwift platform.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.