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UAE Tour: first season win for tour

The Slovene picked up the victory at the mountain arrival in Jebel Jais on the fourth stage after 181 kilometers. The places two and three occupied on Wednesday of Briton Adam Yates and the Russian Alexander Vlassov from the German Bora-Hansgrohe team. Pogacar put about 200 meters in front of the goal of the decisive attack and sprinted to victory.

Pogacar is now in the overall standings two seconds in front of the Italian time-champion Filippo Ganna. Third, Vlassov is 13 seconds.

“It was a fantastic day. The teamwork was perfect,” said Pogacar. “It was the first long climb with many strong drivers who have attacked everywhere. The team made a great job and led me to the final sprint.” There could not be any more Paroli there.

First World Tour Sprint Of The Year! | UAE Tour Stage 1 Highlights
There are two flat stages, before the seventh stage ends again with a mountain in Jebel Hafeet.

4. Stage Fujairah / United Arab Emirates – Jebel Jais / United Arab Emirates (181 km):

1. Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia) – UAE Team Emirates 4:49:24 hrs.; 2. Adam Yates (United Kingdom) – Ineos Grenadiers + 0 sec.; 3. Aleksander Wlasow (Russia) – Bora-Hansgrohe; 4. Ruben Guerreiro (Portugal) – EF Education-Easypost + 3; 5. Damien Howson (Australia) – BikeExchange; 6. Romain Bardet (France) – Team DSM; 7. Jai Hindley (Australia) – Bora Hansgrohe; 8. Geoffrey Bouchard (France) – AG2R Citroën Team; 9. Jan Hirt (Czech Republic) – Wanty-Gobert; 10. Pello Bilbao (Spain) – Bahrain Victorious;… 79. Niklas Märkl (Queidersbach) – Team DSM + 13:36 min.; 80. Rick Zabel (Cologne) – Israel Prime Minister Tech; 112. Max Edge (Cottbus) – Movistar Team + 20:45; 117. Michael Schwarzmann (Kempten) – Lotto-Soudal; 125. Pascal Ackermann (Landau in the Palatinate) – UAE Team Emirates + 21:38

Total standings single, stand after the 4th stage:

1. Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia) – UAE Team Emirates 14:02:34 hrs.; 2. Filippo Ganna (Italy) – Ineos Grenadiers + 2 sec.; 3. Aleksander Wlasow (Russia) – Bora-Hansgrohe + 13; 4. Adam Yates (Great Britain) – Ineos Grenadiers + 15; 5. Neilson Powless (USA) – EF Education EasyPost + 23; 6. Joao Almeida (Portugal) – UAE Team Emirates + 28; 7. Pello Bilbao (Spain) – Bahrain Victorious + 35; 8. Oscar Rodriguez Garaikoetxea (Spain) – Movistar Team + 38; 9. Ruben Guerreiro (Portugal) – EF Education-Easypost + 40; 10. Geoffrey Bouchard (France) – AG2R Citroën Team + 41;… 79. Niklas Märkl (Queidersbach) – Team DSM + 14:40 min.; 80. Rick Zabel (Cologne) – Israel Prime Minister Tech + 14:44; 105. Max Edter (Cottbus) – Movistar Team + 21:30; 111. Michael Schwarzmann (Kempten) – Lotto-Soudal + 21:59; 115. Pascal Ackermann (Landau in the Palatinate) – UAE Team Emirates + 22:21

Sprinting, stand after the 4th stage:

1. Jasper Philipsen (Belgium) – Alpecin-Fenix ​​43 Point; 2. Dmitri Strachow (Russia) – Gazprom-Rusvelo 33; 3. Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia) – UAE Team Emirates 29; 4. Stefan Bissegger (Switzerland) – EF Education-EasyPost 21; 5. Mark Cavendish (United Kingdom) – Decuninck-Quick-Step 20; 6. Filippo Ganna (Italy) – Ineos Grenadiers 16; 7. Sam Bennett (Ireland) – Bora Hansgrohe 16; 8. Adam Yates (Great Britain) – Ineos Grenadiers 16; 9. Aleksander Wlasow (Russia) – Bora Hansgrohe 15; 10. Luca Rastelli (Italy) – Bardiani 14; 11. Pascal Ackermann (Landau in the Palatinate) – UAE Team Emirates 13;… 31. max edter (Cottbus) – Movistar Team 4; 34. Michael Schwarzmann (Kempten) – Lotto-Soudal 2