Peter Sagan content to wait to win 'unpredictable' Milan-San Remo

Sagan says that he is over his bout of illness he suffered ahead of Tirreno-Adriatico

Peter Sagan at the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) finished close enough a few times in Milan-San Remo to label the famous Italian Monument "unpredictable." He lines up for the ninth time on Saturday morning with the aim to end the waiting game.

The Slovakian already finished second twice but never won even if victories in other races have seemingly come easily for him. He counts a Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix on his palmarès, in addition to six green jersey points titles from the Tour de France.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.