Tadej Pogačar is the winner of 27th Tour of Slovenia
Defending Tour de France champion has today official won his home race. Tadej Pogačar gave to Slovenian fans what they wanted and went in history as 13th Slovenian winner of the race. Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) won last stage with start in Ljubljana and finish in Novo mesto. Pogačar has a special connection with the race:”I was always close to the fastest on my first three Tour of Slovenian appearances, I always won white jersey. Now, I finally have a green one and that makes me really happy.
Tadej was also the best in the KOM competition, while the overall rankings stayed as they were after queen stage – 2nd was Tadej´s teammate Diego Ulissi, third was Matteo Sobrero (Astana – Premier Tech). Slovenians Matej Mohorič (Bahrain Victorious) and Jan Polanc (UAE Team Emirates) were 8th and 9th. Stage winner Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) started and finished with the victory. He was by far the strongest today in Novo mesto and
he didn´t gave his rivals any chance to win. 27th Tour of Slovenia was a great success, with broadcast to more than- 130 countries and spectacular atmosphere all around the country. 1800 strong team has done a fantastic job and made sure that the race was safe and fun for everyone. Now, it´s time for the national champs and then Tour de France, the main goal of race winner Tadej Pogačar.