Young Slovenian from UAE Team Emirates starts with a bang with uphill sprint win.
Tadej Pogačar got his 2020 campaign off to the perfect start with victory on stage 2 of the Vuelta Valenciana. With the last 2km uphill at an average of 8% the race was designed for the punchy climbers and it was Jan Polanc who made the first big move with 700m to go. This attack would set things up perfectly for his compatriot Pogačar waiting behind before sweeping passed former world champion Alejandro Valverde in the closing metres to claim his maiden victory of the year. Pogačar dominated the uphill sprint supported by the Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12 Speed electronic groupset and by the aerodynamic Campagnolo Bora WTO 45 wheels.
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