Second Win for Peter Sagan at Tour de Suisse

made a double at . The Slovak champion won today the sprint of the eighth stage of the race (Zernez-Bad Ragaz, 180 km) leaving behind Bennati and Gilbert. The successful sprint of Sagan came after the great support of his Cannondale ’s teammates who selected the peloton in the finale with a strong pace. For Peter, todays win is the 12th of the season and the 48th as professional. His leadership in the points classification of is reinforced (30 points more than the second, Demare).

“I have to thank very much all my teammates for the amazing work they did to build this win” explained Sagan. “Today we knew was a great opportunity. The third category KoM in the final was the decisive point to make the group smaller, to leave behind the pure sprinters and to organize an orderly sprint. We moved as a great team. At this I went one step further for the Tour de France and my form is improving. But before this important event I have another where I want to do well, the ”.

For Cannondale this is the 17th win of the season and the 7th in the UCI World Tour races.

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