He won the third stage of the Vueltan and today took his second on the eighth stage after pushing the gas at the bottom with 200 meters left to the finish in La Manga del Mar Menor after 174 flat kilometers.

Two years ago, Jakobsen also won two stage wins in Vueltan.

- I am extremely grateful to be here and have to thank the stable so much.

This is what we train for, to win sprints.

It is special to be back, says Jakobsen to Cyclingnews.

It was just over a year ago that Jakobsen crashed so hard in Poland that he was close to losing his life and was placed in a medical coma.

Dylan Groenewegen pushed Jakobsen against the barriers in the riot and was then suspended for nine months for his careless driving.

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Fabio Jakobsen in a coma after a nasty bike crash.

Photo: Eurosport / TT News Agency

- I'm glad I'm alive, Jakobsen said after being woken up.

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Dylan Groenewegen about the crash with compatriot Fabio Jakobsen Photo: TT / AP

In the summary, there were no changes, but Primoz Roglic leads by eight seconds ahead of Felix Grsschart.

Tomorrow, a tough mountain stage awaits before the first day of rest comes on Monday.

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