Sonny Puts Sagan In The Shade At Tour De Suisse
Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ) was forced to settle for third place in another chaotic sprint at the Tour de Suisse on stage 3 in Gansingen. The world champion was ushered into the final kilometre with teammate Daniel Oss on the front of the bunch, but with 300 metres to go Sonny Colbrelli launched his winning sprint. The Bahrain-Merida rider's acceleration up the left side of the road brought Michael Albasini (Mitchelton-Scott) and Sagan – briefly – with him, before Sagan switched to Fernando Gaviria's wheel as the line approached. Colbrelli, Sagan, and Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) then converged on the line, with Sagan caught in the middle. Despite the faster finish, the Bora rider was unable to squeeze between his two rivals, with Gaviria finishing second for the second consecutive stage. When Sagan appeared at the foot of the Bora team bus, he was philosophical in defeat and congratulated Colbrelli ...
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