Enric Mas drops Tadej Pogačar to prevail in Giro dell’Emilia

Elisa Longo Borghini won the women’s edition of the race earlier in the day

Enric Mas charges uphill in Giro dell'Emilia 2022
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Enric Mas (Movistar) surged to victory in the Giro dell’Emilia on Saturday, dropping two-time Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) in the closing moments of the race. 

The Spaniard, who finished second at last month’s Vuelta a España, put in one of the performances of his career, attacking on the final ascent of the iconic San Luca climb to triumph in Bologna. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.