The Slovenian cyclist achieved the triumph of his dreams – the International Cycling Union chose him as the greatest athlete in the 2022 season. He could not have imagined a more beautiful development of the event. This success is the result of hard work and much effort. Let’s find out a little more about cyclist Pogachar.
A little about the personality of Tadej Pogachar
The Slovenian cyclist was born in September 1998. The boy’s family initially taught him to play sports. Dad and mom loved to ride bikes. This love soon grew into a serious hobby. It led the boy to a great triumph.
Already now this miracle boy has proved his power to the whole world. In 2019, he became the youngest cyclist to win the UCI World Competition. Together with his UAE Team Emirates, he won the 108th the Contest cycling season for the second time in a row.
The major Tadej Pogachar’s victories in his career
Few people at 24 can boast such numerous victories and achievements in different competitions. Let’s take a look at the list and see for ourselves.
|Cycling championship||Victory year|
|Volta ao Algarve||2019|
|Tour of California||2019|
|Vuelta a Valencia||2020|
|Tour de l’Avenir||2018|
|Tour de France||2020/2021|
|Tirreno – Adriatico||2021/2022|
|Liege – Bastogne – Liege||2021|
|Tour of Slovenia||2021/2022|
|Vuelta a Valencia||2020|
|Tre Valli Varesine||2022|
|GP de Montreal||2022|
Tadej Pogacar and his statistics from the beginning of his career
Statistical information is the most important factor in the characterization of any athlete. Statistics is the main indicator of success in the season. Based on such data, the International Cycling Union makes an objective assessment and makes decisions.
Tadej Pogacar started performing in 2017. From this point on, the scoring begins.
|2017||ROG – Ljubljana||69||775||Rout of Slovenia (stage 4)|
|2018||Ljubljana – Gusto Xaurum||261||282||Rout de l’Avenir (stage 5)|
|2019||UAE Emirates||1600||18||Tour Down Under (stage 2)|
|2020||UAE Emirates||3142||2||Tour de France (stage 7)|
|2021||UAE Emirates||4925||1||Bretagne Classic-Ouest-France|
|2022||UAE Emirates||4839||1||Tour de France (stage 2)|
Looking at the compiled data table, one can trace Tadej’s success story. It’s only been 6 years. And the little boy grew up and turned from a beginner into a world-class star. Now he is on par with cyclists such as Wout Van Aert, Remco Evenepoel, Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen, Alexander Vlasov, Jai Hindley, Mathieu Van Der Poel Richard Antonio Carapaz Montenegro, Stefan Kung, and Primoz Roglic.