|Born||January 26, 1990|
Peter Sagan is a Slovak professional road cyclist who was born in Zilina, Czechoslovakia, on January 26, 1990. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest sprinters in the world and one of the most versatile and successful cyclists of his period.
Sagan turned professional in 2010 and rapidly established himself as a gifted all-around athlete. He has won multiple stages in each of the three Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, and Vuelta a España), in addition to numerous one-day and stage races.
Sagan is renowned for his success in one-day competitions. He has won the UCI Road World Championships three times, in 2015, 2016, and 2017, in addition to numerous other famous one-day races, like as Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders.
Sagan is also well-known for his unique personality and extravagant manner off the bike. Known for his humorous interactions with fans and other riders, he is a fan favorite. He has been elected the Tour de France’s most popular rider on many occasions and is a popular sport ambassador.
Throughout his career, Sagan has encountered controversy despite his accomplishments. He was disqualified from the 2017 Tour de France for creating an accident during a stage’s final sprint, and his behavior during races has also been criticized.
Peter Sagan’s biggest achievements:
|2015||UCI Road World Championships – 1st place|
|2016||UCI Road World Championships – 1st place|
|2017||UCI Road World Championships – 1st place|
|2018||Paris-Roubaix – 1st place|
|2016||Tour of Flanders – 1st place|
|2012||3 stages at the Tour de France|
|2019||3 stages at the Giro d’Italia|