Peter Sagan wins Gent-Wevelgem, coming to the front at the perfect moment

Peter Sagan wins Gent-Wevelgem, coming to the front at the perfect moment

Jack Elton-Walters 25 Mar 2018 Peter Sagan looked to have launched too early but held off all challengers to win the 2018 Gent-Wevelgem Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won the 2018 Gent-Wevelgem with a powerful sprint from a reduced lead group of around 30 riders. It looked as though the World Champion had been forced into launching his sprint earlier than may have been ideal but no one could get on terms and he crossed the line first. Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) crossed the line second after losing position in the group and getting boxed in. His team - in particular Philippe Gilbert - had done the majority of the work in the front group in the hope of setting up a win, but he couldn't finish the job. As the camera focused on Viviani as he sat down after the finish, his dejection at not winning was clear to see. Arnaud ...

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