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Tadej Pogacar on the brink of stunning Tour de France win after Slovenian snatches yellow jersey from Primoz Roglic in La Planche des Belles Filles Tadej Pogacar claimed the yellow jersey after 20th stage of Tour de France Slovenian earned unlikely win in 36.2km time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles Previous leader Primoz Roglic had been in charge since ninth stage of the race  Pogacar said: 'I think I'm dreaming. I don't know what to say. It's unbelievable'

By Chris Murphy For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:30 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 20 September 2020

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Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia smashed his way to a shock victory in the Tour de France with an extraordinary performance in the 36.2 kilometre individual time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles to grab the final yellow jersey of this year's race from a struggling Primoz Roglic.

In a stunning turnaround, Pogacar became the youngest Tour de France winner in a century and the second youngest in history as he shattered the 57 seconds advantage of friend and compatriot, Roglic, to take the most unexpected overall victory in the Tour in thirty years.

In what was a sporting collapse on a grand scale, Roglic, overall leader of the Tour since stage nine, never got into a rhythm and steadily lost time through every intermediate check to let slip almost two minutes to his young rival.

Tadej Pogacar celebrates his leader yellow jersey after winning 20th stage of Tour de France

Tadej Pogacar celebrates his leader yellow jersey after winning 20th stage of Tour de France

'I think I'm dreaming. I don't know what to say. It's unbelievable,' 21 year old Pogacar, racing his first Tour, said. 'My dream was just

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