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Matej Mohorič Comes Out To Defend Fred Wright

Primož Roglič is just not getting over his crash at Vuelta a España any time quickly. The Jumbo-Visma rider lately pointed fingers at Fred Wright (Crew Bahrain Victorious) saying that it was Fred who sparked the crash. 


Fred’s teammate and pal at Bahrain Victorious, Matej Mohorič has come to his rescue. He claimed that Rogilic went out of his line as a consequence of which he crashed. Rogilic was all able to overtake Evenepoel on the Vuelta however the crash left him with a number of accidents on the proper facet of his physique. 

In an interview on Friday, Rogilic claimed that:

Wright got here from behind and rode the handlebars out of my fingers earlier than I knew it

Wright’s workforce Bahrain Victorious additionally backed up Wright saying that he did nothing mistaken. Matej Mohorič was very vocal about his views, he mirrored on the incidents that occurred on stage 16:

I noticed three or 4 completely different movies. There may be nothing to say, it is vitally, very clear that Primož deviated from his line. He didn’t verify over his shoulder to see if anybody was there, and he was clearly on the white line

Mohorič is aware of each the riders, Rogilic and Wright very intently. But, he selected to defend his teammate saying:

It’s not acceptable and it’s not honest to make an announcement like that towards Fred, who I do know personally rather well

He continued so as to add:

We now have respect within the peloton however some riders are extra desperate to push for place than others. I feel should you ask the peloton, everybody will inform you that Primož is extra desperate to push for place than Fred

Mohorič even went so far as saying that Rogilic tends to crash lots:

We all know that Primož crashes lots and this isn’t the primary time this occurred


The Slovenian rider Matej Mohorič has been driving with the workforce Bahrain Victorious since 2021. He holds a specialty within the one-day races. Matej has gained a number of levels on the Tour de France (2021), Giro d’Italia (2018) , Vuelta a España (2017) and plenty of extra. 

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