Tour de Suisse 2015 Stage 6: Mighty Sagan sprints to victory

Peter SaganAfter over 190 kilometres in the saddle it all boils down to a bunch sprint. Cavendish, Kristoff and Sagan are the most likely candidates, but it is the latter who wins and takes his 11th stage win in Switzerland ever. Thomas takes some seconds from Pinot, who retains the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results stage 6 Tour de suisse

1. Peter Sagan (svk)
2. Jurgen Roelandts (bel) s.t.
3. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
4. Jean-Pierre Drucker (lux) s.t.
5. Daniele Bennati (ita) s.t.
6. Mark Cavendish (gbr) + 0.02
7. Tom Van Asbroeck (bel) s.t.
8. Alexey Lutsenko (kaz) s.t.
9. Borut Bozic (slo) s.t.
10. Jakob Fuglsang (den) s.t.

GC after stage 6
1. Thibaut Pinot (fra)
2. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 0.42
3. Simon Spilak (slo) + 0.50
4. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) + 0.55
5. Miguel Angel Lopez (col) + 1.07
6. Jakob Fuglsang (den) + 1.22
7. Tom Dumoulin (nld) + 1.32
8. Steve Morabito (swi) + 2.29
9. Sebastian Reichenbach (swi) + 2.43
10. Sergio Henao (col) + 2.46

Race report
In rainy conditions Domont and Rutkiewicz attack straight away. In the company of Mohoric and Baugnies they race to a maximum advantage of 5 minutes. Then the pack takes control and with 50 km’s to go it’s under 2 minutes.

With 25 km’s left teammates Adriano Malori and Francisco Ventoso get off the front of the pack and they head for the escapees, but they never get there. They are caght at 3 km’s and the break is history with 1.3 km’s left.

Peter Sagan is by far the fastest in the sprint, while Geraint Thomas takes a few seconds from leader Thibaut Pinot because of a break in the bunch.

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