Peter Sagan savours 'special' yellow jersey after another chaotic Tour de France finish

Sagan will likely only hold the leader's jersey for one day with a team time trial on stage three of the Tour de France

Peter Sagan in yellow after stage two of the 2018 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) traded his world champion stripes for a "special" yellow jersey today by winning Tour de France stage two in La Roche-Sur-Yon.

Sagan already wore the yellow jersey in 2016, is the national Slovakian champion and the reigning world champion, but savoured the good feeling of taking the lead in the Tour.

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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.