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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 just lately pointed fingers at Fred Wright (Staff Bahrain Victorious) saying that it was Fred who sparked the crash. 


Fred’s teammate and good friend at Bahrain Victorious, Matej Mohorič has come to his rescue. He claimed that Rogilic went out of his line attributable to 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 suitable aspect of his physique. 

In an interview on Friday, Rogilic claimed that:

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

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

I noticed three or 4 totally different movies. There’s nothing to say, it is extremely, very clear that Primož deviated from his line. He didn’t test 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 truthful to make a press release like that towards Fred, who I do know personally very well

He continued so as to add:

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

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

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


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

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