Tadej Pogacar survives dangerous attacks to win the 2019 Volta ao Algarve

Zdenek Stybar took the final stage victory after a late breakaway

Tadej Pogacar on stage five of the 2019 Volta ao Algarve (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Tadej Pogacar (Visma-Jumbo) survived a dangerous attack from Søren Kragh Andersen (Sunweb) to seal overall victory in the 2019 Volta ao Algarve.

Andersen had to settle for second place in both the overall and the stage, as Zdenek Stybar (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) dropped him inside the final kilometre to reach the finish line first.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.