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Cycling: Pogacar crushes opposition in Tirreno-Adriatico

Cycling: Pogacar crushes opposition in Tirreno-Adriatico

Overall leader Team UAE Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia (Front) attacks in the last ascent on his way to winning the 6th stage of the…

Saturday, Mar 12

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Overall leader Team UAE Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia (Front) attacks in the last ascent on his way to winning the 6th stage of the Tirreno Adriatico cycling race. (Photo: AFP) The action was concentrated on two climbs up Monte Carpegna in the final 32 kilometres of a 215-kilometre stage from Apecchio to the town of Carpegna.

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While Pogacar, who started the day nine seconds ahead of Belgian Remco Evenepoel, stayed in the leader’s blue jersey, the places behind him were shaken up

As the peloton disintegrated on the first ascent, Pogacar, a Slovenia who rides for Team UAE, was part of a 21-rider group that overhauled a long breakaway

This is his third race of the season and he won the first two, the UAE Tour and the Strade Bianche, a one-day classic

Tadej Pogacar was fastest both up the mountains and down them as he won the sixth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Saturday to increase his overall lead. The action was concentrated on two climbs up Monte Carpegna in the final 32 kilometres of a 215-kilometre stage from Apecchio to the town of Carpegna. While Pogacar, who started the day nine seconds ahead of Belgian Remco Evenepoel, stayed in the leader’s blue jersey, the places behind him were shaken up. As the peloton disintegrated on the first ascent, Pogacar, a Slovenia who rides for Team UAE, was part of a 21-rider group that overhauled a long breakaway. On the second climb, Pogacar attacked and left […]

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