Tweets of the week: Urška Žigart's boyfriend, Tadej Pogačar's chair and Opi Omi returns

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Pogačar Zigart
(Image credit: Jayco AlUla)

It has been a rollercoaster week for Urška Žigart of Jayco-AlUla. First, the Slovenian rider came close to winning stage three of the Tour de Suisse, what would have been her debut Women's WorldTour win, but she was caught just 100m from the line by a rampaging peloton, crushing her attempt.

To add to the ignominy, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad's headline described the action as "Girlfriend of Pogačar stranded 75 (!) meters from the finish in Switzerland", which is rather taking away Žigart's agency. Yes, the 26-year-old dates Tadej Pogačar, the best male bike rider in the world, but this does not really matter when she is racing and competing in her own right.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.