Sagan takes accidental win at Three Days of De Panne

Had Cannondale's tactics worked out exactly as planned on the opening stage of the Three Days of De Panne, Oscar Gatto should have been mounting the podium on Tuesday afternoon rather than struggling to locate his team bus on a back street in Zottegem. Rather than grinning at the gentle ribbing of former manager Luca Scinto, Gatto should have been beaming for the cameras in the mixed zone.

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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.