Emirates news agency – United Arab Emirates team wins Tour de France for 2nd year in a row



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PARIS, September 20, 2020 (WAM) – UAE Team Emirates have won their second Tour de France title for the 2nd year in a row, after their star rider, Tadej Pogacar, finished first on the 21st and final stage of the tour.

The 22-year-old Slovenian is the youngest rider to win the title for two consecutive years.

Commenting on his achievement, His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), congratulated the UAE leadership, stressing that this distinction would not have been possible without the support of the leadership of the UAE and the dedicated efforts of the entire team. .

He also thanked the UAE team for their efforts to advance the UAE’s status in their field and strengthen the team’s reputation as one of the top road cycling teams in the country. world.

For his part, Aref Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of ADSC, said that the UAE team’s victory in the Tour de France is a product of the UAE’s strategy to promote lifestyles. healthy in their community and serve to inspire the team. to runners from the United Arab Emirates.

The Tour de France champion explained that the races on the final leg were extremely exciting, expressing his joy at being part of the UAE Emirates team and his gratitude to his teammates.

WAM / Amjad Saleh



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