UAE Tour 2022: Pogacar winst last stage and GC

Tadej Pogacar uae - UAE Tour 2022: Pogacar winst last stage and GCimage: Cor VosTadej Pogacar outsprints Adam Yates on Jebel Hafeet to win the UAE Tour for the second consecutive year. Adam Yates and Pello Bilbao round out the podium. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 7th stage UAE Tour 2022

1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Adam Yates (gbr) + 0.01
3. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 0.05
4. João Almeida (por) + 0.15
5. Luke Plapp (aus) + 0.16
6. Carlos Verona (spa) s.t.
7. Rafal Majka (pol) s.t.
8. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 0.30
9. Geoffrey Bouchard (fra) + 0.53
10. Chris Harper (aus) s.t.

Final GC
1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Adam Yates (gbr) + 0.22
3. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 0.48
4. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 0.54
5. João Almeida (por) + 0.55
6. Carlos Verona (spa) + 1.17
7. Rafal Majka (pol) + 1.24
8. Geoffrey Bouchard (fra) + 1.46
9. Romain Bardet (fra) s.t.
10. David de la Cruz (spa) + 1.58

Race report
In a fast start the breakaway goes clear at kilometre 25. Joris Nieuwenhuis, Gianni Vermeersch, Clément Davy, Daryl Impey, Michael Schwarzmann, Kaden Groves and Michael Mørkøv carve out a lead of more than 3 minutes.

Nieuwenhuis can’t follow the pace and drops back into the peloton.

The lead is down to 1 minute at the foot of the finish climb. Vermeersch is the last attacker to be reeled in.

Yates attacks 3.2 kilometres before the line and Pogacar goes with him. Bilbao and Almeida come across after a 1 kilometre chase before losing contact again just before the flamme rouge.

Pogacar outsprints Yates to seal the GC victory. Yates and Bilbao round out the podium.

Another interesting read: route stage 7 2022 UAE Tour.

UAE Tour 2022 – stage 7: route, profiles, more

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