Sunday, June 4, 2023

Pogacar suffers a fall and leaves Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Tadej Pogacar wins the Walloon Arrow.

Tadej Pogacar wins the Walloon Arrow.

Tadej Pogacar He abandoned the Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the last great spring classic, at kilometer 84 after suffering a fall that prevented him from continuing the race. The Slovenian cyclist was the main candidate for victory after having won the first two events in the Ardennes, the Amstel Gold Race and the Walloon Arrow, as well as the tour of flanders.

So far, the injuries suffered by the young 24-year-old Slovenian runner who was competing in his last race before a few weeks off to begin preparing for the Tour, where he aspires to a third victory, after losing the French round last year in his duel with Jonas Vingegaard.

Triumph in 2021

pogacar He had won all the races in which he had participated this season, since he made his debut in February at Jaén Paraíso, until the accident this Sunday that meant he left the Belgian test that he already won in 2021. Last year he missed Liege -Bastoña-Liège for the death of his girlfriend’s mother.

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