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Sunday 20 August 2017

Sagan sprints through rain

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) sprinted through the rain to win the penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico, while Nairo Quintana (Movistar) retained the overall lead heading into the final day.

Sagan won a mass sprint to complete the victory in 5hrs, 4mins, 14secs in difficult conditions over the 210km route from Rieti to Porto Sant'Elpidio, the sixth stage of the race across central Italy. Quintana tops the overall standings, retaining a 39-second advantage over Bauke Mollema.

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