Wout van Aert loses Tirreno-Adriatico lead but still in GC contention

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After three days in the overall lead of Tirreno-Adriatico following his stage 1 sprint victory, Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) finally gave up the blue jersey on the queen stage to Prati di Tivo.

The Belgian held on for much of the 14-kilometre climb, and looked as if he could keep some of his 20-second lead after UAE Team Emirates' Tadej Pogačar went on the attack.

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