Cycling Weekly Awards: Tadej Pogačar wins International Rider of the Year

Even Tadej Pogačar says this season was 'more than [he] could have dreamed of' - and our readers agreed!

Pogacar winner
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If Tadej Pogačar had finished his season this year in April, he could still have walked away happy, such was his win-rate, with two stage race wins at Tirreno-Adriatico and the UAE Tour, getting on the right side of his team sponsor from the off, at the underlined by victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. To be frank, had he fully pulled the plug on his career at that point, still aged just 22, he could call it a roaring success by any reasonable objective measure. Unsurprisingly he did no such thing, and there was a lot more to come.

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