Roglic makes up for misfortune with Tirreno-Adriatico stage win

Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) celebrates his stage 3 win at Tirreno-Adriatico

LottoNL-Jumbo 's Primoz Roglic turned around his Tirreno-Adriatico with a perfectly executed solo attack to win stage 3 to Trevi. The victory almost makes up for a devastating 1:42 time loss on the previous stage which fairly well scuttled the Slovenian's hopes for the overall classification. Coming into the stage 2:33 down on overnight leader Patrick Bevin (BMC), Roglic had nothing to lose by attacking a select group with 1,200m to go before the uphill finish. "I knew I shouldn't wait too long because I am not a sprinter. So I started early. I had to give everything and that was enough. I am very happy with this victory," he said in a press release. It was Roglic's first win of the 2018 season, and he still has more stages where he can put his talents to good use. There's first the difficult climb to the finish on stage 4 ...

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