Tour de France: Roglic confirms Jumbo-Visma continue to use ketones

Team Jumbo rider Slovenias Primoz Roglic wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey rides ahead Team UAE Emirates rider Slovenias Tadej Pogacar wearing the best youngs white jersey in the Loze pass during the 17th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 170 km between Grenoble and Meribel on September 16 2020 Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD AFP Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARDAFP via Getty Images
Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) is the leader at the 2020 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) has confirmed that he and his teammates are continuing to use the dietary supplement ketones this season, for a second year, but has said it is difficult to know if they are having any effect.

The Slovenian’s comment came in a response to a question asked in a press conference shortly after finishing second on an exceptionally difficult Tour de France summit finish on the Col de Loze on stage 17 on Wednesday, where he managed to drop his closest GC pursuer, Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), for the first time in the mountains in this year’s race.

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