Dutchman Robert Gesink wins Tour of California
LOS ANGLES — Eight months after break his leg in a training accident, Dutchman Robert Gesink sealed his overall race title Sunday with a main field finish in the eighth stage of the Amgen Tour of California.
Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the final leg. The 22-year-old Sagan claimed the 42.6-mile road race from Beverly Hills to downtown Los Angeles with a late burst to take his fifth win of the eight-stage event.
The 25-year-old Gesink, who rides for Rabobank, was victorious over Dave Zabriskie, the Utah native who lives in Los Angeles, by 46 seconds after claiming the mountainous and decisive seventh stage.