Roglic survives final day Pais Vasco test to seal overall victory

Primoz Roglic (LottoNL Jumbo) wins overall title at Pais Vasco, the final podium

Despite a heavy crash to start the final stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco , Primoz Roglic ( LottoNL-Jumbo ) held on to seal his first overall WorldTour stage win. Roglic finished the stage in ninth place and despite giving away almost one minute to Mikel Landa , the Slovenian's lead remained intact. The overall win is Roglic's first since his Volta ao Algarve success last year and was built on his stage 4 time trial victory in Lodosa. Second place finishes on stage 1, 2 and 5 also contributing to his fourth carer GC victory. The final margin to Landa in second 1:09 minutes with Ion Izagirre (Bahrain-Merida) third at 1:42 minutes. "This was tougher than I and the team expected beforehand," Roglic said of the stage won by Enric Mas. "Unfortunately I crashed hard, just after the neutral start. I have abrasions, but all in all it ...

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