Peter Sagan to decide on 2021 Tour de France and Olympics participation after Classics

Team Bora rider Slovakias Peter Sagan R rides during the 4th stage of the Giro dItalia 2020 cycling race a 140kilometer route between Catania and Villafranca Tirrena Sicily on October 6 2020 Photo by Luca Bettini AFP Photo by LUCA BETTINIAFP via Getty Images
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The future is unwritten. Peter Sagan ought to have been readying himself to begin his season in Argentina later this month at the Vuelta a San Juan, but instead he faces a succession of training camps before making his 2021 debut at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on the final weekend of February.

On Saturday, Bora-Hansgrohe directeur sportif Jan Valach suggested that the Slovakian was set to ride the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, Tokyo Olympic Games and World Championships in a packed 2021 programme, but Sagan told reporters on Sunday that no decision has been taken about his schedule beyond his usual rendezvous with the Classics.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.