The first of many in 2019.
It is hardly an unrealistic description of the victory as Peter Sagan (Bora) on Thursday morning, Danish time sprinted to a etapeløbet Tour Down Under.
The triple world champion drove first over the line at 3. stage which featured 146,2 hard kilometres in the australian landscape.
Sagan won ahead of spaniard Luis León Sanchez (Astana) and last year's overall winner, the south african Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott).
the Stage was completed with seven laps on a tough route that went through the hills of Adelaide.
the Heat pressed, and prior to the stage had the race organizer held meetings with the riders and the teams to discuss whether it should be shortened.
the Majority of the team voted, however, to run the stage in its full length, and it enjoyed Peter Sagan.
The Slovak superstar beat Sanchez with a hjullængde, since the whole thing had to be settled.
- My team kept me in the front and took care of me, retrieve the bottles, and the end was just perfect, says Sagan, however, does not reckon himself as the favorite on Friday's 4. stage:
- No, not at all. I believe in Sanchez, says Sagan.
the new zealander Patrick Bevin (CCC) drove in goal number five and continues to lead the race overall.