Pogacar falls from Milan-San Remo

The Slovenian, who is one stage away from winning his second overall of the year in Tirreno-Adriatico, considers that he has already competed a lot at this stage of the course.


Tadej Pogacar resigns from Milan-San Remo (March 20). This has been confirmed by the Slovenian runner after finishing the sixth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico, where this Tuesday he can confirm his second conquest of the course after winning the general of the UAE Tour. "I have run a lot this year," argued the wearer of the azzurra jersey before the microphones of the organization of the Italian round, so he will not compromise his future physical condition in the Tour de France, where he defends the title, with an excess of races .

It should be noted that among the great aspirants to win the yellow jersey in the Grande Boucle, Pogacar is one of those that accumulates the most kilometers on the asphalt this season, with a total of 2,324 spread over 14 days of competition. Thus, as he himself confirmed on Monday afternoon, his next participation will take place in the Tour of the Basque Country (April 5 to 10) and two Ardennes classics: Flecha Walloon (April 21) and Liège. -Bastoña-Liège (April 25). All this without forgetting that the small test against the 10 km time that he will have in the last stage of Tirreno-Adriatico, will be important to get feelings for the Tour: "I will race according to my feelings and I hope to do a good time trial because it is very important when there are in almost every race this year. There are also two on the Tour, so it will be good training for the next races. "

Although Pogi will not be in the 112th edition of the Italian Monument, the race will enjoy a constellation of stars of the highest level: Vincenzo Nibali, Peter Sagan, Max Schachmann, Julian Alaphilippe, Tim Wellens, Philippe Gilbert, Michal Kwiatkowski and the two big favorites, Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert (defending title). Even without the Slovenian wonder, the show is guaranteed.

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