PASADENA (AP) — Bicyclist Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the Tour of California by three seconds on Sunday with a third-place finish.
Britain’s Mark Cavendish won his fourth stage of the eight-stage event.READ MORE: Report: US Rep. Karen Bass To Run For LA Mayor
Sagan, who began the final day trailing former race leader Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-Quick Step) of France by two seconds, gained four bonus seconds for the third-place finish and a one-second bonus during a mid-race sprint.
Cavendish (Etixx-Quick Step), who earned his ninth Tour of California career stage win and 13th victory of the season, completed the 65.3-mile road race from Los Angeles to Pasadena in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 55 seconds.READ MORE: On First Day Pfizer's Booster Available For Eligible Adults In LA County, Few Have Turned Up For The Shot
Wouter Wippert (Drapac) of the Netherlands was second in the final stage. Sagan edged American Tyler Farrar (MTN-Qhubeka) by a few inches for third to secure the title.
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