Pogacar seizes the Tour de France on second to last day

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 20th stage Lure - La Planche des Belles Filles 36.2 km - 19/09/2020 - Tadej Pogacar (SLO - UAE - Team Emirates) - photo POOL/BettiniPhoto©2020
Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) celebrates after taking yellow on La Planche des Belles Filles (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) stormed into Tour de France history on Saturday reversing almost all pre-stage predictions as the 21-year-old Slovenian seized the yellow jersey just 24 hours before the Tour reaches Paris.

After nearly two weeks looking unflappable in the race lead, Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) was unable to defend his overall advantage of 57 seconds on the stage 20 time trial, suffering badly on a course which theoretically favoured him like no other GC contender.

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