Peter Sagan Vents Frustration After Second Place In Tour De France Opening Sprint

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) throws his bike at the line in Brussels but finishes second to Mike Teu

Peter Sagan let out a loud "Arrggggh!" as he climbed on the Bora-Hansgrohe bus beyond the finish line of stage 1 of the Tour de France , venting his anger and frustration at missing out on victory and especially the first leader's yellow jersey. Sagan has won eleven stages at the Tour de France and six green points jerseys but wanted another moment in yellow jersey after three days in 2016 and one last year. This time he could perhaps see the yellow jersey hanging in front of him as the finish line in Brussels approached but then Mike Teunissen produced the sprint of his life, came up alongside Sagan and beat him with a better-timed bike throw. Post-race, Sagan took time to calm down, shower, watch a television reply of the sprint and try to find the positive aspect to his performance. "What can I do?" Sagan said when ...

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