Roglic completes Grand Tour collection with Tour de France maillot jaune

LARUNS FRANCE SEPTEMBER 06 Podium Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Yellow Leader Jersey Celebration Lion Mascot Trophy during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 9 a 153km stage from Pau to Laruns 495m TDF2020 LeTour on September 06 2020 in Laruns France Photo by Thibault Camus PoolGetty Images
Primoz Roglic of Jumbo-Visma moves into the Yellow Leader Jersey after stage 9 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

After success at last year’s Giro d’italia and Vuelta a España, Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) completed his collection of Grand Tour leaders’ jerseys on Sunday, deposing Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) from the lead in the 2020 Tour de France.

Yates had struggled but finally maintained his three-second margin in the general classification on the road to Loudenvielle on Saturday, but on Sunday in the Pyrenees, on the Col de Marie Blanque, a searing charge by Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) left him reeling.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.