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Sagan wins fifth stage of Tour of California

Sagan wins fifth stage of Tour of California

Slovakian Peter Sagan swung wide right in the final 100 meters and sped from fifth place to win the fifth stage of the Tour of California.
Chris Horner remained the overall race leader on Thursday.
Sagan, of the Liquiqas-Cannondale team, won the 135-mile (217-kilometer) stage from Seaside to Paso Robles in 5 hours, 16 minutes, 3 seconds.
Leigh Howard (HTC-Highroad) of Australia was second, and Ben Swift (Sky) of Britain, the opening stage winner, finished third, both in the same time as Sagan.
Horner, who took the race lead on Wednesday with a solo uphill win, finished 11th in the main field and maintained his 1-minute, 15-second lead over RadioShack teammate and fellow American Levi Leipheimer.


Updated : 2021-10-16 12:45 GMT+08:00