Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet renew rivalry at Tour de Suisse

Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet will race against each other for the first time since Paris-Roubaix

Peter Sagan at the 2017 Tour of Flanders

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The stars of the spring Classics, Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet, will resume their rivalry at the Tour de Suisse, starting tomorrow (June 10).

The duo's battles in the northern Europe were the highlight of the first half of the season, with BMC's Van Avermaet recording near-domination of the cobbled Classics.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.