Primož Roglič's 'most successful season' sees him ranked number one rider in the world

The Slovenian says he is happy with a season where he picked up numerous victories

Primoz Roglic at Il Lombardia 2019 (Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto2019/Gettty)

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Primož Roglič says he is happy to not only have proven he can compete for victories in one-day races over the past week in Italy, but also that he has emerged from the 2019 season as the number one ranked rider in the world.

The Jumbo-Visma rider's lead in the UCI World Ranking is now insurmountable, after a week of good results and having overtaken Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) following his maiden Grand Tour victory at the Vuelta a España.

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