Peter Sagan berates Niki Terpstra for not working in Ghent-Wevelgem

After losing out in Ghent-Wevelgem to classics rival Greg Van Avermaet, Peter Sagan says he has added motivation to do well in the Tour of Flanders

Peter Sagan leads the front group before it split in the finale.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

World Champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) leaves Wevelgem this evening wondering what his rivals were thinking in the Belgian classic Ghent-Wevelgem. He says that he was confused by the “cheap game” of Niki Terpstra (Quick Step Floors), who watched as Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) rode away to another win.

With 16 kilometres left in the 249.2-kilometre WorldTour race, Olympic champion and Friday's E3 Harelbeke winner Van Avermaet charged away with Jens Keukeleire (Orica-Scott). Terpstra looked at Sagan and let a gap open.

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