Roglic, more leader in a queen stage shortened by bad weather

Primoz Roglic achieved his second stage victory in the Tour de Romandía on Saturday and reinforced his leadership in the hope of the time trial on Sunday.


The Slovenian Primoz Roglic achieved his second stage victory in the Tour of Romandia on Saturday and reinforced his leadership in the hope that this Sunday the individual time trial will take place. The team leader of the Jumbo-Visma team, winner of the Tour de Romandia last year, was the fastest in a fourth stage considered to be queen due to its mountainous difficulties although it had to be reduced by 70 km due to bad weather in the Col des Mosses , the organizers announced previously.

The day started in Lucens and ended with the ascent to Torgon, after a reduced route of 107 km and without the Col des Mosses, once the stewards, according to the teams and the runners, decided apply extreme weather protocol for low temperatures, strong wind and snow threat.

With his second stage win Primoz Roglic, which was already imposed on Wednesday in the first stage, added ten seconds of bonus, which keeps him leader in the general classification with a twelve second advantage over the Portuguese Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates), who advanced in the second position to the French David Gaudu (Group ama-FDJ), now third to sixteen seconds of the Slovenian. The Romandía Tour will conclude this Sunday with a 16.9km individual time trial in Geneva.



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