By: J.S., STA
Polish rider Rafal Majka (UAE Team Emirates) won the first stage of the Tour of Slovenia race.
Slovenia’s Domen Novak (Bahrain Victorious) finished in second place and Slovenia’s cycling star and current No. 1 cyclist in the world, Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), was third. Majka, who won the 2017 Tour of Slovenia, led the way with the two Slovenians in the second half of the 164.7 km hilly stage from Nova Gorica to Postojna in the west of the country.