Peter Sagan wins stage three of the Tour de Suisse; Thomas fourth overall

Peter Sagan wins the downhill sprint on a short but technical stage of the Tour de Suisse to move him up to third overall behind Tom Dumoulin and Dani Moreno

Peter Sagan wins stage three of the 2015 Tour de Suisse

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Tinkoff-Saxo's Peter Sagan claimed his fourth win of the season in an eventful 117km stage three at the Tour de Suisse, winning the downhill sprint to Olivone ahead of Katusha's Dani Moreno.

The stage may have been short, but that doesn't mean it was straight forward. With a testing climb of the Gotthard Pass coming almost straight out of the gate the riders weren't given much time to find their legs after the start line.

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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.