Peter Sagan: 'Fabian Cancellara is a legend in cycling'

The world champion paid tribute the soon to be retired Cancellara, after winning stage 16 of the Tour de France to Bern

Fabian Cancellara congratulates Peter Sagan on his victory in the 2016 Tour of Flanders

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) paid tribute to Fabian Cancellara after the finish to the stage 16 of the Tour de France, saying "Fabian is a legend in cycling."

Sagan won his third stage of the 2016 Tour on the 16th day which finished in Cancellara's home town of Bern, Switzerland.

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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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