Peter Sagan: 'If I win Milan-San Remo like Kwiatkowski, I'm not happy'

The world champion says he'd rather put on a show than win by following the wheels like Michal Kwiatkowski did in his Milan-San Remo victory

Peter Sagan rides ahead of Michal Kwiatkowski at the 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) wants to win Milan-San Remo this Saturday, but not in the way that Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky) did so in 2017.

The three-time world champion attacked on the Poggio climb last year and rode much of the 3.1-kilometre descent and flat into town at the front, but was narrowly beaten in a three-up sprint.

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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.