Peter Sagan: 'It's easy to reach a certain level, but it's much more difficult to stay there'

Three-time world champion says he's realising how hard it is to maintain such a high level year after year

Peter Sagan at the 2019 Vuelta a San Juan (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) says that the years are passing for everyone, including him, and "every year's more difficult."

The 29-year-old Slovakian and three-time world champion won the Tour of Flanders in 2016 and in 2018, Paris-Roubaix.

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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.