In the tour of spain Penalty, his, who, Tadej Pogacar. The 20-year-old Slovenian finished the Vuelta in third place, both with three stage wins in his pocket, all three with the arrival at a mountain top. It has been 41 years ago as a neo pro, of his age, as a penalty to the corner for a few years.

He is very young, but what a guy. Into a crystal ball trying to see, there is always a risk, but we can Tadej Pogacar – say Pogatsjar a future groteronde-winner? He Is (together with Remco Evenepoel?) the Egan Bernal over the next ten years, it is difficult to make?

The potential in each and every case. As a neo pro, he finished it this weekend and immediately a third in the first round. On Saturday, he went to his podium all by himself for this purpose: in the finals, he took it in his own way, in the group of favourites. After the solo is 39 kilometers away, was the treasure within: a third stage win, a third in the final standings, the winner of the white jersey as best young rider, and for that, a lot of applause and will be the amazement of colleagues, analysts, and fans around the world.

“I didn’t know at first whether or not I have set out on this adventure to begin,” said Pogacar on his victory. “There was a headwind, but I was able to see that my competitors have struggled in the rain and the cold. When I went in, no one could follow them. I kept it to the finish line. Three weeks ago, I had never thought possible. It’s a real thrill.”