UAE Tour 2022: Vacek wins five-up sprint, Pogacar still leader

Mathias Vacek - UAE Tour 2022: Vacek wins five-up sprint, Pogacar still leaderimage: Cor VosMathias Vacek wins stage 6 of the UAE Tour from the breakaway. The 19-year old Czech outsprints his fellow-attackers on the line, while Tadej Pogacar stays in the race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 6th stage UAE Tour 2022

1. Mathias Vacek (cze)
2. Paul Lapeira (fra) s.t.
3. Dimitriy Strakhov (rus) s.t.
4. Alessandro Tonelli (ita) s.t.
5. Pavel Kochetkov (rus) + 0.05
6. Jasper Philipsen (bel) + 0.15
7. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
8. Pascal Ackermann (ger) s.t.
9. Rudy Barbier (fra) s.t.
10. Jonathan Milan (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 6
1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Filippo Ganna (ita) + 0.04
3. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 0.14
4. Adam Yates (gbr) + 0.17
5. Neilson Powless (usa) + 0.25
6. João Almeida (por) + 0.30
7. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 0.37
8. Oscar Rodriguez (spa) + 0.40
9. Ruben Guerreiro (por)+ 0.42
10. Andreas Leknessund (nor) + 0.49

Race report
Six riders jump clear from the start. Johnatan Cañaveral, Pavel Kochetkov, Paul Lapeira, Dmitriy Strakhov, Alessandro Tonelli and Mathias Vacek put 4 minutes into the peloton.

While Cañaveral drops off the front in the finale, the peloton miscalculates its chase. Vacek powers to victory in the ensuing five-up sprint.

Pogacar stays in the overall race lead, 4 seconds ahead of Ganna with Vlasov 10 more seconds behind.

Another interesting read: route 6th stage 2022 UAE Tour.

UAE Tour 2022 – stage 6: route, profile, tweets

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