Team Emirates' Tadej Pogacar wins UAE Tour 2021


UAE Team Emirates rider Tadej Pogacar won the UAE Tour 2021 in the UAE capital on Saturday.

Pogacar, who won last year's Tour de France, held a 35-second advantage over Britain's Adam Yates in the final stage of the 1,045km circuit.

Joao Almeida of Portugal finished third for Deceuninck-QuickStep.

As many as 140 top cyclists, representing 20 professional teams, rode through the five emirates over the last seven days.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, was spotted greeting the cyclists at Qasr Al Hosn.

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