Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP
Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP

Tour de France: Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar becomes youngest champion in 116 years as iconic race defies Covid-19

  • None of the 176 starters test positive in battery of tests, validating the hermetic bubble shielding them from infection and the decision to postpone the race
  • The 21-year-old Tadej Pogacar is transformed from prodigy into cycling superstar and also a symbol of resilience, of learning to live with the coronavirus

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Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP
Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar, of Team UAE Emirates, celebrates on the podium between Team Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic (left), of Slovenia, and Team Trek rider Richie Porte, of Australia, after winning the 107th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: AFP
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