Peter Sagan reacts to his first second-place finish of 2016

It was like deja-vu all over again for Peter Sagan, finishing second to Fernando Gaviria in stage two of the Tour de San Luis

Peter Sagan, Fernando Gaviria and Elia Viviani on the podium following Stage 2 of the 2016 Tour de San Luis

(Image credit: Watson)

It feels like a long time since Peter Sagan finished second in a race, but in reality it was only two race days ago. Fast forward to January and the world champion has that familiar feeling once again at the Tour de San Luis.

The Tinkoff man was the runner-up on 18 occasions in 2015, including five times at the Tour de France, and found himself playing the bridesmaid to Fernando Gaviria on Tuesday's stage two in Argentina.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.