Tour de Suisse: Gaviria goes too soon in sprint against Sagan

Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors)

On a hectic stage 2 at the Tour de Suisse , Fernando Gaviria opened his sprint too soon and let the door open for Peter Sagan to take his 16th stage win of the race. The Colombian hung on for second place but his wait for a first European win of the season continues. Gaviria was well placed coming into the final kilometer, neatly tucked behind the wheel of teammate Yves Lampaert as the remnants of the bunch closed in on the finish line. However, with almost 300 meters to go Gaviria swung out and opened his sprint. It proved to be a mistake with Sagan not only wise to the move but more than capable of jumping onto the Colombian's wheel before powering through to take the win. Gaviria was able to hang onto second, with Nathan Haas (Katusha-Alpecin) taking a creditable third. Midway through his post-race debrief, as ...

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