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The Emirates team is at the forefront of the circumnavigation ... and Bogacher is a champion of the third stage

  • Who crowned the UAE team cyclist with the Al Ain stage title yesterday.

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UAE team cyclist, Slovenian Tady Bogacher, continued his brilliance, and yesterday won the title of the third stage of the UAE Tour 2021, which took place in Al Ain.

Bogacher snatched the title of "Strata" stage, after he covered the 166 km race in three hours 58 minutes and 35 seconds, to claim a precious victory for the Emirates team and maintain the leadership of the circling team, which witnesses the participation of the elite riders and professional teams in the world.

Bogacher's victory came after a strong competition with British Adam Yates, rider of the Ineos team, who holds the title of the 2020 edition, who finished second.

The competition between the duo was limited during the ascent stage to the summit of Jebel Hafeet, which is considered the most difficult stage of circling ever, after they were alone in the lead in the last 4 kilometers of the race, before Bogacher managed to put pressure on his opponent and snatched first place in the last 200 meters.

Colombian Sergio Garcia, rider of the EF Education team, was ranked third, 48 seconds ahead of the first place holder, while German Emmanuel Buschmann, rider of the Bora team, finished fourth, and Belgian Harm Van Hawke, rider of the Lotto Soudal team, came in third.

Thus, Bogacher continues in the lead with seven hours 58 minutes and 30 seconds, extending the difference to 43 seconds with his closest stalkers, British Adam Yates, who snatched the overall rankings from Portuguese Joao Almeida, rider of the Quick Step team, who fell to third place by 1.03 minutes behind Bogacher, Jumbo Visma's rider, Chris Harper, climbed to fourth.

Bogacher, the Tour de France 2020 champion and the most prominent candidate for the title, won three shirts out of four at the end of the third stage after preserving the red shirt of the tournament leader, and the green kidnapped the leader by points from Joao Almeida, raising his score to 39 points, 22 points behind Almeida, while he retreated Italian Filippo Ghana capped the third-place team, Eneos, with 21 points.

He also maintained the white shirt for the best young cyclist, and was succeeded by Joao Almeida, and the third American Nelson Police, while Almeida kept the black jersey for the middle speed stage.

The coronation ceremony was witnessed by the Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Aref Al-Awani, the Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council, Saeed Hareb, the Director General of Al-Ain Municipality Ali Khalifa Al-Qamzi, the CEO of Strata, Ismail Ali Abdullah, the Managing Director of Nakheel Muhammad Al-Qasim, and Captain Pilot Hashem Al-Hamishi From Abu Dhabi Aviation.

Bogacher said in a press statement: We wanted to win and we succeeded in achieving that, it was a very difficult day, and I felt a kind of tension at times due to the different levels of the stage.

He added: I am trying to continue to perform well, and we must focus because the remaining four stages can do anything.

The third stage was launched from in front of Strata Manufacturing near Al Ain International Airport, passing through many tourist attractions and places that characterize the city of Al Ain, most notably the Zoo, Hazaa Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain Al Qattara University, Al Hili, Al Muwaiji Palace, Al Ain Oasis, and Al Mabriza Al Akhdar, until it arrived. The race to the most difficult challenges is the stage of climbing to Jebel Hafeet for a distance of 10 kilometers, to the finish line at the top of Jebel Hafeet, as this is the most difficult stage in the circumambulation and largely determines the final result of the circumambulation.

"Nakheel" is preparing to host the sixth stage

Three of Nakheel's major projects in Dubai are preparing for the Dubai phase (the sixth in the Emirates Tour) on Friday, as it starts from the Deira Islands project, the new Nakheel city in Deira extending over an area of ​​15.3 km on the waterfront, passing through the « Jumeirah Islands, and ends in the architectural icon "Palm Jumeirah."

It is noteworthy that the company, Nakheel, sponsors the white shirt at the Emirates Tour for the third year in a row.

Akeel Kazem, Chief Commercial Officer at Nakheel, said in a press statement: The Emirates Tour is a unique platform through which the country's landmarks and beautiful geographical terrain, as well as its iconic projects, can be displayed, and we are pleased to pass some of our most famous projects during the Dubai tour.

Nakheel will work closely with Dubai Police, Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, cruise regulators, and RCS SPORT on all aspects related to security, safety and traffic management of the event.

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Al-Yabhouni: The UAE team will continue to the title

The Chairman of the Emirates Cycling Team, Mattar Al-Yabhouni, said that he is happy with the offers made by the team, and stressed in a press statement that "the Emirates team will continue the journey until the title of Tawaf."

He added: The UAE team was born a hero thanks to the support and encouragement it found, the support of the sponsoring companies, and the presence of riders and a technical cadre, and with this effort we succeeded in reaching the young team to be among the elite in the world, and since the end of the Tour of France, we began work and preparation for the Emirates Tour, the first races of the global season of In order to achieve the best results, this is the least thing we can offer the Emirates.

The overall ranking of the race

1- Slovenian Bogacher (Emirates Team).

2- The British Adam Yates (Eneos).

3- Portuguese Almeida (Quick Step).

4- Australian Harper (Jumbo Fisma).

Third stage arrangement

1- Slovenian Bogacher (Emirates Team).

2- The British Adam Yates (Eneos).

3- Colombian Garcia (education).

4- German Buschmann (BORA).

The fourth stage in the hospitality of Ras Al Khaimah

The fourth stage, “Al Murjan”, which starts in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, is being held today. It is a speed stage, with a distance of 204 km. The race is scheduled to start from Al Marjan Island, passing through a number of landmarks, and also heading to the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain along the road, where the circumambulation is prominent. Al Seniyah Island, Umm Al Quwain National Museum, Al Hamra Village, Julphar Towers, Ras Al Khaimah Mangrove, Dhayah Fort, and Ras Al Khaimah Museum.


Bogacher kept the red shirt of the leader, and snatched the green (points), next to the white for the best young rider.

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