Pogacar saves the Tour with a miraculous ‘dribble’!

QIt was just under 60 kilometers to the finish line when Tadej Pogacar saved the Tour. The Slovenian cyclist was crossing an island with the rest of the peloton that could have put an end to his participation in the French round. At the wheel of his teammates, Pogacar managed to avoid a signal when he practically had it on top of him to the point of appearing in the television images that the race leader was even going to hit himself with it. A technical gesture that was accompanied by the dose of fortune necessary to save the situation.

Pello Bilbao, Nelson Oliveira and Mühlberger They were not as lucky as the UAE cyclist and could not avoid colliding with the obstacle and falling to the ground. None of the three had problems continuing in the race and reaching the finish line of the fifth stage of the French round. An incident that shows that to win a Tour de France you need more than just legs, you also need some luck. Pogacar has used up one life at the moment, we’ll see if it needs any more.

This is the general classification

1. Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)

2. Remco Evenepoel (Soudal-Quick Step) +45″

3. Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease a Bike) +50″

4. Juan Ayuso (UAE Team Emirates) +1’10”

5. Primoz Roglic (Red Bull-Bora-Hansgrohe) +1’14”

6. Carlos Rodríguez (Ineos Grenadiers) +1’16”

7. Mikel Landa (Soudal-Quick Step) +1’32”

8. Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) +1’32”


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