Peter Sagan wins Tour de Suisse stage six as Cavendish misses out

A crash in his leadout train hampers Mark Cavendish's chances of victory in the Tour de Suisse as Peter Sagan eases to a second victory

Peter Sagan wins stage six of the 2015 Tour de Suisse (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan claimed his second stage win at the Tour de Suisse, taking advantage of confusion and poor positioning by his sprint rivals to cruise away to victory.

It looked in the final 10km that Mark Cavendish was in pole position for the win, but a crash at the front of his Etixx-Quick-Step leadout train set his ambitions back.

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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.