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Every day on 2022 Tour of Slovenia was spectacular, same is true also for the last stage. Slovenians Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) & Matej Mohorič (Bahrain-Victorious) went head-to-head for a stage victory, Tadej was faster and he took his second stage on the Slovenian tour. He’s also the overall winner.
Tadej Pogačar will take the green jersey to Novo mesto, but the victory on the queen mountain stage goes to Rafal Majka (both UAE Team Emirates). Domen Novak (Bahrain-Victorious) crossed the finish line in 11th and is still third overall. Fourth stage of Tour of Slovenia was amazing also thanks to fantastic fans!
Kamnik/Laško – Slovenian cycling superstar Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) finished the fourth stage of the Tour of Slovenia second on Saturday, leaving the victory to his teammate Polish rider Rafal Majka only meters before the finish line on the Velika Planina mountain. But Pogačar remains in the lead overall, followed by Majka.
Rafal Majka (UAE Team Emirates) won first stage of Tour of Slovenia, almost 165 km long race from Nova Gorica to Postojna. Majka already won Slovenian tour back in 2017 and is always a contender for top places, so the victory is not a surprise, the surprise is a victory on the stage that should be won by a sprinter.
Munich – The Slovenian women’s team won bronze in the Olympic recurve bow discipline at the European Archery Championships in Munich on Sunday.
Ana Umer, Urška Čavič and Nina Corel defeated Denmark 5:3 (201:196) in the bronze medal match for what is the best result for Slovenian women recurve bow archers since the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almeria.
Prague – Luka Božič won Sunday’s ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup race in Prague only a day after his Slovenia teammate Peter Kauzer accomplished the same feat at the venue on the Vltava River.
Božič finished 7th in the semi-final but then went on to sweep the field. France’s Nicolas Gestin came in second and Czech Lukas Rohan finished third.
Ljubljana – Dutch rider Johnny Hoogerland won the 41st Franja Marathon on Sunday to defend last year’s victory in what is Slovenia’s largest amateur cycling event.
The 39-year-old former Tour de France polka-dot jersey winner finished the 156-kilometre race in 3 hours, 37 minutes and 28 seconds, beating an Italian breakaway group.
Begunje na Gorenjskem – Former US skiing star Bode Miller has paid a visit to Slovenia as part of what is now a confirmed partnership with sports goods maker Elan in the production of Miller’s own ski brand.
Belgrade – The Slovenian men’s football team lost to Serbia in Belgrade on Sunday 1:4 in the second round of play in League B of the UEFA Nations League to score two consecutive defeats to start the campaign in the second tier of the competition. Another tough test awaits Slovenia in Oslo on Thursday as they face Norway.