Peter Sagan: I hope to win Milan-San Remo but it's not an obsession

TURIN ITALY AUGUST 05 Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe during the 101st Milano Torino 2020 a 198km race from Mesero to Stupinigi Turin MilanoTorino on August 05 2020 in Stupinigi Turin Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
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Peter Sagan has shrugged off any pressure and expectation to finally win Milan-San Remo by insisting he is not obsessed with La Classicissima after a decade of near misses.

This year's Milan-San Remo will be Sagan's tenth ride in the event. He has won almost every other race he can, including three world titles, Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders, but Milan-San Remo has always escaped his grasp, even though the event seems tailored to his aggressive style of racing and fast sprint finish.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.