Sagan claims 15th career stage win

Sagan is currently the world's top cyclist.

(Source: Mark J. Terrill/TASR)

Peter Sagan was the first to cross the finish line to take the stage 4 win at the Tour of California cycling race, on May 19, 2016.

“I thank all my fans for the amazing atmosphere in California,” Sagan wrote on his Facebook page.  

Sagan (26), who is currently the top cyclist in the world, got an advantage after he opened up his sprint at the end of the stage, beating Greg Van Avermaet from Belgium and Nathan Haas from Australia.

The Tour of California is an annual professional cycling stage race that was first held in 2006. The eight-day race covers 1,045–1,126 kilometres (650–700 miles) through the US state of California.

 

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.

Older children will not return to schools before Christmas

PM Igor Matovič still wants some pupils to return, he proposed a pilot testing plan.

The school in Trebišov.