Pais Vasco: Roglic wins time trial in Lodosa

Primoz Roglic (LottoNl-Jumbo) powers to the stage win in the time trial

Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) stormed to victory in the stage 4 time trial at the Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco and took the overall lead in Lodosa. He covered the 19.4km course with a winning time of 22:26 beating Patrick Bevin (BMC), an early starter who sat in the hot seat for most of the race, by nine seconds. Vasil Kiryienka (Team Sky) was third at 11 seconds. "I knew that all eyes were on me as a pursuer in the GC and as time trial specialist," Roglic said. "That provided extra pressure. It was a flat time trial, but there was a lot of wind. At the finish I saw that I had the fastest time, which made me very happy of course." Roglic placed second in the first two stages behind overnight leader Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors). He sat second overall heading into the time trial but only need ...

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