Sagan denied record win as Kristoff takes stage seven at Tour de Suisse

Alexander Kristoff holds off Peter Sagan on stage seven of the Tour de Suisse to deny the Slovakian a record-breaking 12th Swiss stage win

Alexander Kristoff wins stage seven of the 2015 Tour de Suisse

(Image credit: Watson)

Katusha's Alexander Kristoff outsprinted double stage winner Peter Sagan to claim the seventh stage of the Tour de Suisse in Düdingen.

The Norwegian opened his sprint early on the finishing straight, which ramped up slightly towards the end - a move which Sagan could not quite counter.

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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.