Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain Merida) won the prologue of the Tour de Romandie (WorldTour), while 3.87 km playing in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
He was 1 second faster than his compatriot Primos Roglik (Jumbo-Visma), winner of the Tour de Romandie last year. Switzerland Tom Pain (UAE Emirates Team) took third place and 1 second.
German Tony Martin (Jumbo-Visma) and Tour de France winner, Briton Thomas Geraint (Team Ineos) round out the top 5 for 4 seconds behind the winner.
Origin Belgian Thomas de Gendt (Soudal lotto) from 22 to 8 seconds.
Victor Kempenaerts (Soudal Lotto), who plays in the first road race in Switzerland after the victory over the hour record in Mexico April 16, fell in the last turn. He finished ninth in the one hundred and thirty to 1:03 Tratnik. For its part, Remco Evenepoel took 57th place.
Please note that the Tour de Romandie with a & # 39 is the first test that the Sky team plays under the name Team Ineos.
On Wednesday, the first step will package online from Neuchâtel to La Chaux-de-Fonds on the 168.4 km. The race ends on Sunday in Geneva by an individual at the time of 16.8 km.