Peter Sagan to ride the UCI Gravel World Championships to ‘give back to the people’

‘I still have much more to give’ says Sagan on the decision to head to Italy for the competition

Peter Sagan
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Peter Sagan will head to Italy in early October to compete in the first ever edition of the UCI gravel World Championships

The first two editions of the competition are scheduled to take place in Italy, with Sagan lining up on the start line at the first edition in Veneto, Northern Italy on 8-9 October 2022. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

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