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Sagan unleashes perfectly timed sprint to win Tour de Suisse stage 8

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Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe) took his 15th career stage victory at the Tour de Suisse on stage eight after launching a perfectly timed sprint in the final 200 metres.

Sacha Modolo (UAE Team Emirates) had to settle for second place while Matteo Trentin, after a strong lead-out from his Quick-Step Floors team, came home in third place.

Tour de Suisse 2017 – stage 8 results (Schaffhausen – Schaffhausen):

1Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe)

2:12:50

2Sacha Modolo (UAE Team Emirates)

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3Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors)

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4Magnus Cort (Orica-Scott)

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5Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain Merida)

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6Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb)

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7John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo)

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8Oscar Gatto (Astana)

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9Kevin Reza (FDJ)

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10Salvatore Puccio (Team Sky)

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General classification after stage 8:

1Simon Spilak (Katusha-Alpecin)

28:15:06

2Damiano Caruso (BMC)

+52”

3Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNl-Jumbo)

+01’05”

4Domenico Pozzovivo (AG2R)

+02’28”

5Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates)

+02’35”

6Mathias Frank (AG2R)

+02’51”

7Mikel Nieve (Team Sky)

+02’54”

8Ion Izagirre (Bahrain Meirda)

+03’51”

9Marc Soler (Movistar)

+04’07”

10Pello Bilbao (Astana)

+04’10”