Primoz Roglic wins prestigious Vélo d’Or prize

Primož Roglič wins stage 1 of the 2020 Vuelta a España
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Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) lost the Tour de France on the penultimate stage to fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogačar but his consistency and success during the rest of the 2020 season has secured him the prestigious international Vélo d’Or prize.

Julian Alaphilippe was awarded the Vélo d’Or prize for best French rider after winning both awards last year.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.