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Roglič confirms the conquest of Neptune’s trident



The last stage on paper is a day for sprinters

After three consecutive stage victories, the blue shirt belongs to the leader Primož Roglič, who should not be threatened by his rivals at the flat finish of the last stage. Roglič already won Tirreno-Adriatica in 2019.

With successful uphill sprints, he did Primož Roglič already on warm-up races came close to winning the Race from Tyrrhenian Sea to the Adriatic Sea for the second time, thereby succeeding Tadej Pogačar as the king of the two seas, who won the previous two editions.

Skupni vrstni red po 6. etapi:         
  1. P. ROGLIČ         SLO    25:06:21 
  2. J. ALMEIDA        POR       +0:18 
  3. T. GEOGHEGAN HART VB         0:23 
  4. L. KÄMNA          NEM        0:34 
  5. G. CICCONE        ITA        0:37 
  6. E. MAS            ŠPA        0:41 
127. L. MEZGEC         SLO     1:07:04 

The 154 km long 7th stage starts and ends in San Benedetto part Tronto: start at 12:15 and finish around 16:30. In the first part, the route is quite varied and has a steep categorized climb (2.6 km with 8.6%), but the last 80 kilometers along the Adriatic coast are completely flat, and the race has a lot of sprinters and teams who want to win the stage.

A section of the 7th stage that says it is made for sprinters.  Photo: RCS Sport

An opportunity for sprinters

The team Jumbo Visma she has been showing her strength all week and should control the course of Sunday’s stage and lead Roglič to the overall victory, for which she will receive Neptune’s trident for the second time in her career.

Jasper PhilipsenFabio Jakobsen, Dylan GroenewegenFernando GaviriaPhil Bauhaus, Biniam GirmayMark Cavendish, Juan Molano and maybe Wout out Aert they are favorites if the expected sprint of the main body takes place.



7th stage, San Benedetto part Tronto154 km

Source: Rtvslo

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