Peter Sagan wins his seventh green jersey at Tour de France

The cyclist topped the leaderboard after the third stage.

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, stands on the podium after the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, on July 28, 2019.Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, stands on the podium after the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France, on July 28, 2019. (Source: AP/TASR)

Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan has broken another record in his career. During his eighth Tour de France, he won his seventh green jersey.

SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

No other cyclist can boast a similar result. German cyclist Erik Zabel is the closest to him with six green jerseys, the Sme daily reported.

Sagan already topped the leaderboard after the third stage, maintaining his lead until the race finished on July 28. He kept a substantial lead and won the jersey without any serious problems, Sme wrote.

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

Silvia Solymosy and Jozef Solymosy pose for photographers with their medals at the end of the mixed duet technical final at the European swimming championships in Rome on August 15, 2022.

Slovak artistic swimmers win historic medals at European championships

The Solymosy siblings have won two bronze medals in Rome.


15. aug

Village burnt down but thanks to contest it is one of Slovak symbols now

Ease your hiking muscles in a spa after a two-hour hike with incredible views and a walk through time.


27. jul
The occupancy of Covid beds will be one of the main factors for the classification of districts.

Autumn Covid-19 wave expected to be milder

New vaccines will arrive in September.


15. aug
SkryťClose ad