Peter Sagan has day to forget at E-MTB Worlds, crashing twice

The Slovakian came off his bike and finished in 16th

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Peter Sagan competing in the cross-country event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

For years, Peter Sagan has been a force to be reckoned with on the road. He’s a three-time world champion, seven-time Tour de France green jersey winner and a master of the cobbled classics. 

When it comes to electric mountain biking, however, the Slovakian doesn’t boast the same record. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.