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The fifth day of the international cycling race Tour of Croatia was scheduled for 141 km long route connecting the city of Crikvenica and Poklon Pass (920 m) at Učka mountain. This is thought to be the hardest stage at Tour of Croatia race and a true test of mental and physical strength of the competitors. The winner of the queen stage of this year’s tour was Jaime Roson (Caja Rural) who, according to the cyclingnews, beat Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) on the climb to Ucka, taking back the leader’s jersey after bring caught on the wrong side of a split in the peloton on stage 4.
You can read more about his victory and see the full results of today’s race on the following link: http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-of-croatia-2017/stage-5/results/