Peter Sagan extends WorldTour ranking lead with Paris-Roubaix victory

Peter Sagan on top step of the podium after winning Paris-Roubaix

World Champion Peter Sagan has extended his lead atop the individual WorldTour rankings with his first Paris-Roubaix victory . Sagan replaced Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) at the head of the rankings following the Tour of Flanders and now has 1626 points to his name. Third place for Niki Terpstra at Paris-Roubaix, a week after the QuickStep-Floors rider won Tour of Flanders, has elevated the Dutchman into second place on 1297 points. Valverde sits third on the rankings with 1079 points. Vuelta a Pais Vasco winner Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) sits 18th on the standings with 611 points after the first one-week WorldTour stage race victory of his career. Of the riders to have raced Paris-Roubaix and finish top ten, Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) has subsequently risen seventh positions into fifth place, Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) has improved five places to sit sixth while Sep Vanmarcke (EF Education-Drapac) jumps from 16th to 11th. The ...

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