Peter Sagan wins Tirreno-Adriatico stage five as Adam Yates withdraws

Peter Sagan

World champion Peter Sagan won stage five of Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy as Britain’s Adam Yates abandoned the race because of illness.

Orica-Scott rider Yates, 24, started Sunday second overall but climbed off with 75km of the 210km stage remaining.

Slovak Sagan won an uphill sprint to take his second victory of the race, ahead of France’s Thibaut Pinot, who also moved second overall behind leader Nairo Quintana of Colombia.

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