- 21-year-old Slovenian will be crowned in Paris on Sunday
- UAE Team Emirates rider overturns 57sec deficit in time trial
In the end, the procession became a cliffhanger as Tadej Pogacar blew away Primoz Roglic’s Tour de France hopes in the Vosges to become the youngest overall winner this century, after storming to an extraordinary stage win at La Planche des Belles Filles.
What had been expected to be a routine time trial for Roglic, on the eve of the processional stage to the Champs-Élysées, became a humiliation as he conceded almost two minutes to his 21-year-old compatriot and lost the yellow jersey.
Written by Jeremy Whittle in La Planche des Belles Filles
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