UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar triumphs on first Tour de France mountain stage

The Slovenian punished all his key rivals



UAE Team Emirates rider Tadej Pogacar during the seventh stage. — AFP
UAE Team Emirates rider Tadej Pogacar during the seventh stage. — AFP

By AFP

Published: Fri 8 Jul 2022, 7:32 PM

Already wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey defending champion Tadej Pogacar overtook the last of a breakaway and his key rival Jonas Vingegaard in a last gasp burst atop a steep mountain ascent on Friday.

except Vingegaard with Geraint Thomas losing 14sec and Adam Yates 29, as some riders dismounted and pushed up the punishing finale.


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