Sagan beats Cancellara in Tour de Suisse opening time trial

Peter Sagan podium, Tour de Romandie 2010, stage 2

Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) continued his stellar season with a win in the opening time trial stage of the Tour de Suisse on Saturday, beating pre-stage favourite Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Nissan) by four seconds.

Sagan blitzed the 7.3-kilometre stage around Lugano in a time of nine minutes and 43 seconds in a ride that former time trial world champion Cancellara simply couldn't answer.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.