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UAE Tour - Team Jumbo - Visma wins Stage 1 [24-02-19 20:57 by staff] 

Team Jumbo - Visma wins Stage 1 TTT, the ADNOC Stage, of the UAE Tour

Primoz Roglic wears the first Red Jersey

Al Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi, 24 February 2019 – The Team Jumbo - Visma has won Stage 1, the ADNOC Stage, of the inaugural edition of the UAE Tour, ahead of Team Sunweb and Bahrain - Merida, recording an average speed of 57.086km/h. The Slovenian rider Primoz Roglic, first on the finish line, is the leader of the GC and was awarded the Red Jersey, Green Jersey and Black Jersey.

1 - Team Jumbo - Visma, 16km in 16’49”, average speed 57.086km/h
2 - Team Sunweb at 7"
3 - Bahrain - Merida at 9"

* The Red Jersey, sponsored by the Emirates (General individual classification by time) - Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo - Visma)
* The Green Jersey, sponsored by ADNOC (General individual classification by points) - Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo - Visma)
* The White Jersey, sponsored by Nakheel (Best Young Rider born after 1 January 1994) - Laurens De Plus (Team Jumbo - Visma)
* The Black Jersey, sponsored by Abu Dhabi Aviation (Intermediate Sprint Jersey Classification) - Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo - Visma)

1 - Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo - Visma)
2 - Laurens De Plus (Team Jumbo - Visma) s.t.
3 - Jos Van Emden (Team Jumbo - Visma) s.t.

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the winner Primoz Roglic said: “It was a very fast time trial and of course we're very happy to start the season with this performance. We came here with strong time trialists. We didn't really decided that I'd cross the line first but I took a strong turn at the end. It's nice to be in the lead and we want to win the race overall, but there are hard stages to come and we have to take it day by day.”

::RCS Sport Cycling - Press Release::


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