Peter Sagan gathers respect in Tirreno-Adriatico

Peter Sagan, Tirreno-Adriatico 2013

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) battled another wet day in Tirreno-Adriatico and world's top sprinter, Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) today in Italy's Umbrian hillside town, Narni Scalo, and won.

"It happened today, with the cold and rain, and everything, I beat Mark," Sagan said in a press conference. "It's the first time I've been able to take on Mark in a sprint in my career."

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