Sa­gan to race Down Un­der

The Myanmar Times - - Sport -

Ade­laide, Aus­tralia — Three-time world road race cham­pion Peter Sa­gan of Slo­vakia has con­firmed he will com­pete in the Tour Down Un­der in Jan­uary, the open­ing World Tour event of the sea­son.

Sa­gan won the world ti­tle last month for the third straight year, be­com­ing the first cy­clist to do so. He com­peted in the Tour Down Un­der for the first time last year, fin­ish­ing sec­ond on three stages be­hind Aus­tralian sprinter Caleb Ewan.

Sa­gan, who rides for the BORAhans­grohe team, said the six-stage Tour Down Un­der is “the per­fect start to the UCI World Tour sea­son each year ... a chal­leng­ing and tough course, warm weather and the pas­sion­ate fans that cheer for us day in day out no mat­ter what.”

– AP

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