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Sagan confident of form despite missing out in San Remo

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Peter Sagan on the move in the closing kilometres.

Peter Sagan on the move in the closing kilometres. (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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Geraint Thomas and Peter Sagan chase Greg Van Avermaet,

Geraint Thomas and Peter Sagan chase Greg Van Avermaet, (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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Peter Sagan (Tinkoff Saxo)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff Saxo) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Peter Sagan (Tinkoff Saxo)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff Saxo) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Peter Sagan marks Geraint Thomas.

Peter Sagan marks Geraint Thomas. (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) comes out on top in Milan-San Remo

John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) comes out on top in Milan-San Remo (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) was understandably disappointed after he missed out on victory, and a podium, at Milan-San Remo on Sunday. The Slovakian jumped out of the slipstream of John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) in the final 50 metres but didn’t have the legs to overtake the German, who went on to win. Sagan eventually faded to fourth.

Following the requisite trip to anti-doping Sagan headed straight to the team bus, where he stayed until it reached the team hotel. While he said that he was not up to talking to Cyclingnews after the race, he did speak to his team later that evening. In a press release issued by Tinkoff-Saxo, he said that bad positioning denied him a shot at the win.

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