Tour de Slovakia: Anders Foldager captures uphill victory on stage 2

Tour de Slovaquie 2024 - 68th Edition - 2nd stage Nitra - Hlohovec 182 km - 27/06/2024 - Anders Foldager (DEN - Team Jayco AlUla) - photo Tommaso Pelagallii/SprintCyclingAgency©2024
Dane Anders Foldager of Team Jayco-AlUla wins stage 2 of Tour de Slovakia (Image credit: Tommaso Pelagallii/Sprint Cycling Agency for Team Jayco-AlUla)

Denmark’s Anders Foldager has made it two out of two for Jayco-AIUIa in the Tour de Slovakia as he netted a solo uphill victory on stage 2 for the Australian team.

After the race shattered on the final short climb at the end of a rugged 192-kilometre trek from Nitra to Hilohovec, Foldager crossed the line one second clear of Jenno Berckmoes (Lotto-Dstny) and Lukas Kobis (Elkov-Kasper). Former double world champion Julian Alaphilippe (Soudal-QuickStep) finished fourth.

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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.

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