Peter Sagan's Tour de Suisse victory a signal of intent for Tour de France

GRENCHEN SWITZERLAND JUNE 14 Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Total Energies celebrates at podium as stage winner during the 85th Tour de Suisse 2022 Stage 3 a 1769km stage from Aesch to Grenchen ourdesuisse2022 WorldTour on June 14 2022 in Grenchen Switzerland Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
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After opening his account in TotalEnergies colours on stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse, Peter Sagan can look to the Tour de France with rather more confidence. 

The three-time world champion had endured a wretched start to 2022 as illness ruined his Spring campaign but there was more than a hint of the vim of old as he sprinted to victory in Grenchen on Tuesday.

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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.