Primož Roglič: 'I didn't have the power I needed' as he loses Tour de France lead at the final hurdle

Even with a 57-second buffer heading into the time trial, Roglič couldn't hold off his younger compatriot Tadej Pogačar

Primož Roglič sprinting for the finish line on stage 20 of the 2020 Tour de France (Photo by Marco Bertorello - Pool/Getty Images)

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Primož Roglič says he didn't have the power he needed to hold off Tadej Pogačar on the penultimate time trial stage of the 2020 Tour de France, losing the yellow jersey at the final hurdle.

"I just obviously didn't push enough, it was like that," Roglič said after the stage.

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