Harsh stage: Peter Sagan gets his second Tour de Suisse stage victory

Harsh stage: Peter Sagan gets his second Tour de Suisse stage victory

Peter Sagan tour de suisse

 

Peter Sagan from Bora-Hansgrobe team added earlier today his second stage victory on Tour de Suisse 2017. The two-times world champion has won many stages during his career, and today’s was his 15th, However, despite the today’s result, this victory didn’t get Simon Spilak out of the yellow.

 

“It was a good day and I’m very happy. My team did a great job trying to control the stage and I’m really happy with my second win at the race.” -added Sagan after stage 8.

 

He gave a precise and fast performance especially during the stage’s sprint segment sealing his second stage victory on Tour de Suisse 2017.

 

 


Sacha Modolo from UAE Team Emirates was one of the only riders to get near Sagan to finish second while on the other hand, Matteo Trentin from Quick-Step Floors team took the third place.

 

However, stage 8 was quiet easy and untroubled for Simon Spilak from team Katusha who was able to  maintain his lead at the top of the overall classification.

 

Tour de Suisse stage 8 (Schaffhausen to Schaffhausen (100km)) results:

 

1- Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe, in 2-12-50

2- Sacha Modolo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates

3- Matteo Trentin (Ita) Quick-Step Floors

4- Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-Scott

5- Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Bahrain-Merida

6- Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb

7- John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo

8- Oscar Gatto (Ita) Astana

9- Kevin Reza (Fra) FDJ

10- Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky, same time

 

General classification of Tour de Suisse until now

 

1- Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha-Alpecin, in 27-59-50

2- Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing, at 52 secs

3- Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNl-Jumbo, at 1-05

4- Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Ag2r La Mondiale, at 2-28

5- Rui Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates, at 2-35

6- Mathias Frank (Sui) Ag2r La Mondiale, at 2-51

7- Mikel Nieve (Esp) Team Sky, at 2-54

8- Ion Izagirre (Esp) Bahrain-Meirda, at 3-51

9- Marc Soler (Esp) Movistar, at 4-07

10- Pello Bilbao (Esp) Astana, at 4-10

 

 


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