Peter Sagan: 'There's more to life than winning or second places'

The world champion played it cool despite a long awaited first win in the rainbow jersey, which came at the 2016 Ghent-Wevelgem

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Peter Sagan only takes big wins lately it seems. After winning the world championships in Richmond, Virginia, in September, he won his first in the rainbow jersey today in Belgium’s Ghent-Wevelgem.

The Slovakian of team Tinkoff attacked on the Kemmelberg, rode clear with three others and sprinted ahead for victory. He took his second Ghent-Wevelgem title after 2013.

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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.