International Cycling

Sagan wins sixth stage of Swiss Tour

2015-06-18 19:44
(File, AFP)

Lausanne - Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the sixth stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Thursday as French rider Thibaut Pinot kept hold of the overall race lead.

Tinkoff rider Sagan finished in front of Belgium's Jurgen Roelandts and Norway's Alexander Kristoff in the sprint for the line at the end of the 193.1km ride from Wil to Bienne to claim his 11th stage win in the race.

The top 10 of the sixth stage:

1. Peter Sagan (SVK/TCS) 4hrs 34min 43sec,

2. Jurgen Roelandts (BEL/LTS) s.t.,

3. Alexander Kristoff (NOR/KAT) s.t.,

4. Jean-Pierre Drucker (LUX/BMC) s.t.,

5. Daniele Bennati (ITA/TCS) s.t.,

6. Mark Cavendish (GBR/SKY) s.t.,

7. Tom van Asbroeck (BEL/TLJ) s.t.,

8. Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ/AST) s.t.,

9. Borut Bozic (SLO/AST) s.t.,

10. Jakob Fuglsang (DEN/AST) s.t.

Overall standings:

1. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) 22hrs 16min 51sec,

2. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) at 42sec,

3. Simon Spilak (SLO/KAT) 50,

4. Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA/ALM) 55,

5. Miguel Lopez Moreno (COL/AST) 1min 07sec,

6. Jakob Fuglsang (DEN/AST) 1:22,

7. Tom Dumoulin (NED/TGA) 1:32,

8. Steve Morabito (SUI/FDJ) 2:29,

9. Sebastien Reichenbach (SUI/IAM) 2:43,

10. Sergio Henao (COL/SKY) 2:46.

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