Sagan sprints to victory in the Grand Prix Quebec
Peter Sagan has his hall of fame Friday, embellished with the victory in the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. The Slovak champion won the Canadian one day race from the World Tour in the sprint.
The Belgian olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet finished second, with Frenchman Anthony Roux was third.
The Colombian Rigoberto Urán already wanted to almost his arms in the air stitches. The winner of last year placed in the final kilometre, a disintegrating for and was separate from the pack. He was a few meters before the finish, still captivated by the sprintende mob. Also Bauke Mollema, who are eighth, passed Urán.
The race over more than 200 miles, over a hilly route through the Canadian city, had a lively course with many escapes. The Dutchman Twan Castelijns Lotto-Jumbo was in the early flight, which is a small 40 kilometers from the finish line held. Several attacks followed in the final three laps, but none was successful. A complete peloton started the final sixteen laps.
The Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe and the Italians Matteo Trentin and Gianni Moscon demolish road with 3 miles to go, and imagined themselves as actors, but they did not. In the last kilometer, on the light up running away, tried to Urán in the same way as last year, when he won. This time he got the not.
Sagan recorded his umpteenth win of the season. He won all Gent-Wevelgem, the Tour of Flanders and three stages in the Tour de France.