Peter Sagan powers over climb to win stage four of Tour Down Under

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) wins his first WorldTour race of the 2018 season with an excellent victory on stage four of the Tour Down under in Uraidla.

Peter Sagan wins stage four of the 2018 Tour Down Under.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won stage four of the Tour Down Under to move into the overall lead ahead of the penultimate and crucial final stage tomorrow.

On a blistering hot day in South Australia, the world champion got the better of Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) to snatch the victory, the second time this race Impey has finished second. Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez was third.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly 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.