Giro, Stage 20, Pogacar: “Indescribable emotion”

Giro, Stage 20, Pogacar: “Indescribable emotion”

“Everything went according to the plans we studied this morning with the team. Tomorrow will be the first time in Rome…” says the Giro winner.

25 Maggio – 17:54 – Milan

The perfect Giro, Pogacar has no doubt: “We did an exceptional job at the beginning of the stage – says the pink jersey, today on his sixth success in this edition -. His teammates were good at covering the attacks in the first part, preventing them from escaping, and then they proved that they were not capable. At a price in the second part as well, Tadej explains in detail: “We managed to maintain an excellent pace on the first climb of Mount Grappa, and I was very happy with the situation created. Not only that: that way we didn’t have any risks on the first descent, then respecting what was the plan that was studied in this morning’s meeting.” That is, leading Tadej until the last part of the second ascent of Monte Grappa, before winning the pink jersey: “There I was able to Take advantage of this feature to avoid risks in the final drop. “I can’t describe how I felt for sure. These fans are on the final climb.”

Perfect car

Majka was the teammate who, as already in the Livigno stage, led Tadej before his decisive sprint: “All the boys were perfect, and overall our team strategy was in place, and we saw why at the end when I turned before Tadej’s sprint. Lots of racers behind the wheel.”


However, much of the credit goes to Pogacar and Majka laugh: “Tadej is like Superman, an amazing guy. When we started talking about the second climb, we wanted to understand how best to divide the group. But the important thing in the end is to win the Giro d’Italia.”

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However, Colombian Rubio, seventh overall, gives a positive assessment of the Giro: “I think this was still a positive phase for me, in the Giro where my legs have always worked well. I’m satisfied.”

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