Team Jumbo-Visma (Spain) - Press Release: Primoz Roglic has won the first stage of the Itzulia Basque Country. The 32-year-old rider of Team Jumbo-Visma completed the individual time trial in Hondarribia the fastest and secured the yellow leader's jersey.
On the beach of Hondarribia, the riders left one by one for their race against the clock over 7.5 kilometres. Roglic, last year's winner, started last and had an excellent start to his time trial. At the first intermediate point, the reigning Olympic champion time trial recorded almost the same time as Remco Evenepoel, but Roglic managed to make the difference in the second part. It proved enough to secure his third win of the season.
For Team Jumbo-Visma, Roglic's time trial victory is the ninth win on the road in 2022.