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

Peter Sagan suisse stage 8

Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe) took his 15th career stage victory at the Tour de SuisseĀ 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)


2Sacha Modolo (UAE Team Emirates)


3Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors)


4Magnus Cort (Orica-Scott)


5Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain Merida)


6Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb)


7John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo)


8Oscar Gatto (Astana)


9Kevin Reza (FDJ)


10Salvatore Puccio (Team Sky)



General classification after stage 8:

1Simon Spilak (Katusha-Alpecin)


2Damiano Caruso (BMC)


3Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNl-Jumbo)


4Domenico Pozzovivo (AG2R)


5Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates)


6Mathias Frank (AG2R)


7Mikel Nieve (Team Sky)


8Ion Izagirre (Bahrain Meirda)


9Marc Soler (Movistar)


10Pello Bilbao (Astana)



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