We'd love to see Peter Sagan come back again, say TDU organisers

Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur during the pre-race press conference

After revealing the route of the 2019 Tour Down Under on Wednesday, race organiser Mike Turtur said he'd love to see world champion Peter Sagan return to the Australian stage race for a third year running in January – and wouldn't say no if recent Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas wanted to come back again, too. "We're working through a number of possibilities with several riders, but the Tour de France has been on everyone's minds, so we're going to allow things to settle down a bit," Turtur told Cyclingnews . "But we're confident that we're going to have a pretty impressive start list come next year. Hopefully Peter Sagan will be part of it, too, but we'll have to wait and see." The big news on Wednesday was that the 2019 Tour Down Under – which starts with the People's Choice Classic criterium on January 13 before the ...

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