Tour de France champion Pogacar wins Tirreno-Adriatico

Spain's Mikel Landa of Bahrain finished down the field on Tuesday but remained third overall, at 3min 57sec, in the race which ended on Italy's Adriatic coast

Tour de France champion Pogacar wins Tirreno-Adriatico

Pogacar had claimed a solo win on stage four at Prati di Tivo in Abruzzo to take the overall leader's blue jersey from Van Aert, before extending his overall lead in stage five.

Pogacar confirmed he will now take a short break, skipping this weekend's Milan-San Remo, returning for the Tour of the Basque Country starting on April 5, followed by the Ardennes classics.

"I'm very happy with this victory, with almost all the best time-triallists on the start line. It's a really good start to the season."

VIDEO: 2021 Tirreno-Adriatico Stage Highlights

2021 Tirreno-Adriatico Final Overall GC

1 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 26:36:17
2 Wout Van Aert (Bel) Jumbo-Visma 0:01:03
3 Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Bahrain Victorious 0:03:57
4 Egan Bernal Gomez (Col) Ineos Grenadiers 0:04:13
5 Matteo Fabbro (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:04:37
6 João Almeida (Por) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:04:54
7 Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:05:00
8 Romain Bardet (Fra) Team DSM 0:05:50
9 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Trek-Segafredo 0:06:30
10 Simon Yates (GBr) Team BikeExchange 0:07:45

2021 Tirreno-Adriatico  Stage 8 ITT Top 10

1 Wout Van Aert (Bel) Jumbo-Visma 0:11:06
2 Stefan Küng (Swi) Groupama-FDJ 0:0:06
3 Filippo Ganna (Ita) Ineos Grenadiers 0:0:11
4 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:0:12
5 Benjamin Thomas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:0:16
6 Alberto Bettiol (Ita) EF Education-Nippo 0:0:18
7 João Almeida (Por) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:0:24
8 Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:0:26
9 Michael Hepburn (Aus) Team BikeExchange 0:0:27
10 Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) Groupama-FDJ 0:0:28

 
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