Tadej Pogacar: I'm almost ready for the Tour de France
Jun 15 2021 04:51 am CET

Tadej Pogacar: I'm almost ready for the Tour de France
Tadej Pogacar: I'm almost ready for the Tour de France
Photo of Tadej Pogacar (c)UAE Team Emirates/Fizza

Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) has taken the overall victory of the Tour of Slovenia, Phil Bauhaus took the victory of the last stage.

The last stage of the Slovenian rider was 175.3 kilometres long and took the peloton between Ljubljana and Novo Mesto and was bound to finish in a bunch sprint. The pack managed to reel back the escapees with 10 kilometres to go and Bauhaus was the fastest man in the final metres, Alex Edmondson crossed the finish line in the second position and Heinrich Haussler and Matteo Trentin completed the top five of the day.

"It is an incredible emotion, I have been near the podium in this race four times and I can finally celebrate taking the title," said Pogacar. "It was a beautiful week that makes me happy and proud to be able to be here at home in front of all these people. The team has always worked well and we deserved these results, congratulations to all the guys.

"My legs are getting better and better and I'm almost ready for the Tour de France. I still have two weeks to prepare myself for what will be my next big goal."
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