Racing 23 May 2019
Polanc goes into Pink
The symbol of primacy remains in UAE Team Emirates.
After an exhilarating stage in the mountains, the first of this year’s Giro, Jan Polanc has risen up the GC rankings to take the pink jersey from team mate Valerio Conti , ensuring that UAE Team Emirates retains the iconic Maglia Rosa and takes it into the later half of the tour. Polanc crossed the line in 6th place behind stage winner Cesaee Benedetti (BORA – Hansgrohe), but the impressive team performance of the Emirati outift allowed the Slovenian climber to leap frog his closest rivals into the top spot. After the tactical masterc...