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Slovenian Pogacar wins stage six with last second pass, takes overall lead in California

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By ITN News Editor May 18, 2019 16:40

Slovenian Pogacar wins stage six with last second pass, takes overall lead in California

Tadej Pogacar raced past Sergio Higuita through the final corner to claim a thrilling last second stage six win and move into the overall lead at the Tour of California.The 20-year-old Slovenian took the inside line when Colombian Higuita went too deep into the last corner and sprinted over the finish line to win with a time of 3 hours, 48 minutes, and 49 seconds.

American Tejay van Garderen, who had held the overall lead since stage two, finished 1 minute, 27 seconds back and fell to ninth place overall, 1:22 off the pace.Pogacar holds a 16 second advantage over second placed Higuita and 20 seconds over third placed Kasper Asgreen with only Saturday’s 78.3 mile stage seven remaining.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 18, 2019 16:40

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