Tour of Slovenia: Dylan Groenewegen wins stage 1

Winner Dylan GROENEWEGEN of Team JaycoAlUla second placed Alexander KRISTOFF of UnoX Mobility and third placed Phil BAUHAUS of Team Bahrain Victorious during 1st Stage of 30th Tour of Slovenia 2024 cycling race between Murska Sobota and Ormoz1919 km on June 12 2024 in Slovenia Photo by Matic Klansek Velej Sportida
(Image credit: Matic Klansek Velej/ Sportida)

A late surge by Dylan Groenewegen (Jayco-AIUIa) saw the Dutch sprinter narrowly capture the opening stage 1 of the Tour of Slovenia.

Alexander Kristoff (Uno-X Mobility) claimed second on the 204.5 kilometre stage from Murska Sobota to Ormož, with Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) in third.

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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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