Tour de France: Pogacar shadows Roglic to move into best young rider jersey

Team UAE Emirates rider Slovenias Tadej Pogacar celebrates his best youths white jersey on the podium after the 4th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 157 km between Sisteron and OrcieresMerlette on September 1 2020 Photo by AnneChristine POUJOULAT AFP Photo by ANNECHRISTINE POUJOULATAFP via Getty Images
Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) in the white jersey at the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

After a stunning Grand Tour debut in the Vuelta a España last year, Tadej Pogačar  (UAE Team Emirates) showed no sign of losing his nerve or his top condition on the far bigger stage of the Tour de France this Tuesday, when he snatched second place behind Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) at the race’s first major summit finish. 

In Spain last September, Pogačar claimed no fewer than three mountain victories - in Andorra, Cantabria and west of Madrid - while compatriot Roglič focussed on crushing his rivals overall and conserving his gains from the main time trial at Pau.

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