Peter Sagan is the new UCI WorldTour leader

Ghent-Wevelgem win propels Peter Sagan to the top of the latest UCI WorldTour ranking

Peter Sagan

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

World Champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) has moved to the top of the UCI WorldTour Ranking after winning Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday.

After a string of near misses in races this season, Sagan won the Ghent-Wevelgem classic in Belgium after out-sprinting his fellow escapees just two days after placing second at E3 Harelbeke behind Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky). The Slovak also placed second overall at Tirreno-Adriatico.

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