Slovenian Cyclist Matej Mohorič Sensationally Wins the Longest Stage of the Giro d’Italia Race

A 23-year-old Slovenian cyclist Matej Mohorič won a sensational victory at the 10th longest 244-kilometre stage of the prestigious bicycle race Giro d’Italia. With the result of 6 hours 4 minutes and 52 seconds, he beat the German Nico Denz and the Irishman Sam Bennett by 34 seconds.

Matej Mohorič is 37th in the overall standings of the competition. The leader of the standings is the British Simon Yates, who at the current stage showed the 17th result.

Mohorič’s victory at the Giro d’Italia stage is the fifth for Slovenian cyclists. Earlier such success was achieved by Jan Polanc (twice), Luka Mezgec and Primož Roglič. It should be noted that Matej Mohorič is a former world champion in road cycling among juniors.