A triple world champion is going to return to Colombia. Peter Sagan, winner of the rainbow jersey in 2015, 2016 and 2017, confirmed that he will spend a few days in our country with the aim of preparing at altitude for the big goals of the 2023 season, his second with Team TotalEnergies.
“I will do an internship at height in Colombia. Then I’ll be back for the opening weekend in Belgium with the Omloop (February 25). Later we will see how I approach the time of the classics”, expressed the Slovakian sprinter in an interview for West France.
But before returning to Colombia, where he held a Gran Fondo in Barranquilla at the end of 2019, Sagan will be in another Latin American country, well He is part of his team’s roster for the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina, which will run from January 22 to 29.
His great goal of the season, Milan-San Remo. A monument that has been elusive to him, since he was second in 2013 and 2017, in addition to five editions in which he finished in fourth place. “I want to win it. It is what I need to say that my career is a total success. This career has eluded me for far too long,” he added.
“Today, everything is fine. Last year was really very difficult for me. I got covid for the second time in January and then I had all the symptoms of a prolonged covid until May, ”said the Slovak about 2022, in which he won a stage of the Tour of Switzerland and his country’s national road championship.