19 March 2019

Roglic wins the 54th Tirreno-Adriatico by 0.31 seconds Yates

The Slovenian rider Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma) has won the 54th edition of the Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport. The race podium was completed by Adam Yates (Mitchelton – Scott) and Jakob Fuglsang (Astana Pro Team). Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal) won the final stage, a 10km Individual Time Trial in San Benedetto del Tronto.

 

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma)
2 – Adam Yates (Mitchelton – Scott) at 1″
3 – Jakob Fuglsang (Astana Pro Team) at 30″

 

STAGE RESULT
1 – Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal) 10km in 11’23”, average speed 53.235kph
2 – Alberto Bettiol (EF Education First) at 3″
3 – Jos Van Emden (Team Jumbo – Visma) at 4″

 

JERSEYS

  • Maglia Azzurra (blue), general classification leader, sponsored by Gazprom – Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma)
  • Maglia Arancione (orange), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Sportful – Mirco Maestri (Bardiani CSF)
  • Maglia Verde (green), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Alexey Lutsenko (Astana Pro Team)
  • Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by Open Fiber – Sam Oomen (Team Sunweb)

 

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the race winner, Primoz Roglic, said: “It’s unbelievably close. I felt stronger on the way back. Before the start I was confident that I’d win but I only could control myself. I’m glad it ended well.”

 

The stage winner Victor Campenaerts said: “I rode a perfect time trial. I knew I had to be strong on the way back where the headwind was really strong. This victory, my first in the World Tour, is important also for my confidence in beating the world hour record next month.”