Peter Sagan wins Tour de France Stage 2
CHERBOURG-EN-COTENTIN, France — World champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia made the most of a steep and short climb to win the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday.
Sagan used his power on the 1.9-kilometer Cote de la Glacerie leading to the finish line in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin to claim the win ahead of Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe, who started the final sprint.
Spaniard Alejandro Valverde was third.
Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, who hit the ground for the second consecutive day, was dropped in the final climb.
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