Peter Sagan sprints to Tirreno-Adriatico stage three win as crash disrupts finale

Sagan beat Elia Viviani to the line on the third stage of the Italian race

Peter Sagan wins stage three of the Tirreno Adriatico (LaPresse - D'Alberto / Ferrari

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) took his squad's second WorldTour victory as he sprinted to the win on the third stage of Tirreno-Adriatico.

A crash in the final 500 metres of the race split the peloton, leaving many sprinters like Fernando Gaviria and Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors) out of contention for the win.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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