'Tadej Pogačar is capable of winning every stage of the Giro d'Italia', says Ineos Grenadiers DS

Zak Dempster expects the Slovenian to 'go after it from the start', but that won't stop Ineos Grenadiers trying to win the pink jersey

Tadej Pogacar at Liege-BAstogne-Liege
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Ineos Grenadiers are ready to take on a rampant Tadej Pogačar at this year's Giro d'Italia, a rider "capable of winning every stage" at the race, according to sports director Zak Dempster. 

The Italian Grand Tour begins this Saturday in Turin, with recent Liège-Bastogne-Liège winner Pogačar the favourite for overall victory. Looking to challenge him will be last year's runner-up, Geraint Thomas, the Ineos Grenadiers leader. 

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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.