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Tour de Pologne: Matej Mohoric takes a second UCI WorldTour stage race victory
Sometimes it can come down to the smallest margin. And no one knows that better than Matej Mohoric (Bahrain – Victorious). By just a small second, the Slovenian rider secured the general classification victory at the Tour de Pologne at the expense of Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates).
Racing at home, Michal Kwiatkowski (Ineos Grenadiers) completed the podium.
Following his overall victory at the BinckBank Tour in 2018, Mohoric has now won his second UCI WorldTour stage race.
“I am very happy and proud of this success,” Matej Mohoric said. “This is one of our best team performances. The Tour de Pologne is a race that suits me perfectly. I want to thank everyone for an incredible week of cycling.”
The results: 1. Mohoric (Bahrain – Victorious) ; 2. Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) ; 3. Kwiatkowski (Ineos Grenadiers)…
Stages won by: Merlier (Soudal – Quick Step), Mohoric (Bahrain – Victorious), Majka (UAE Team Emirates), Kooij (Jumbo-Visma), Van den Berg (EF Education-EasyPost), Cattaneo (Soudal – Quick Step), Merlier (Soudal – Quick Step).
World Championships: Mathieu Van der Poel crowned World Champion
After a thrilling race from start to finish, Mathieu Van der Poel (Netherlands) clinched the title of elite Road World Champion for the first time in his career.
The rider from the Alpecin-Deceuninck team adds this title to an already exceptional season marked by two victories in the monuments (Milano-Sanremo and Paris-Roubaix) and his fifth title of Cyclocross World Champion.
His eternal rival Wout Van Aert (Belgium) and Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia) completed this five-star podium.
The results: 1. Van der Poel (Netherlands) ; Van Aert (Belgium) ; Pogacar (Slovenia)…
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