Former top sprinters condemn decision to disqualify Peter Sagan from the Tour de France

Baden Cooke, Robbie McEwen, and Alessandro Petacchi all condemn decision of race jury

A number of former top sprinters have spoken out against the decision to disqualify Peter Sagan

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A number of former sprinters have condemned the decision of the Tour de France race jury to disqualify Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) from the race.

Sagan was kicked out of the race following a clash with Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) on stage four of the race, sending the tumbling to the ground at high speed.

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