Michal Kwiatkowski: 'I know how hard it is for Peter Sagan in the rainbow jersey'

The 2016 E3 Harelbeke winner Kwiatkowski says he knows what the pressure Peter Sagan is under riding as world champion

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Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski gave the team its second consecutive win in E3 Harelbeke on Friday in Belgium, one year after Geraint Thomas. In doing so, he shut down escape companion and world champion Peter Sagan, who still is chasing his first win in the rainbow jersey.

The 2014 champion says that he knows how hard it is to win in the coveted bands of the world champion.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.