Colbrelli 5th at Memorial Pantani
“I did a good sprint – says Sonny Colbrelli – it was a shame that it was only fifth place. The sensations continue to be good and I also faced the Montevecchio steep climb without any particular problems”.
“Now is the time to think about the World Championship in Norway – adds the Italian sprinter – and I’m convinced that I’ve worked well for this appointment. I need to thank my teammates who have helped me today and I’m sure we will made a good result also job also see us again in the future competitions in Tuscany. ”
“I cannot be entirely happy – comments SD Mario Chiesa – Sonny has given the best, the team has moved well, but I feel sorry for not being able to enter the decisive breakaway. The young trainee Andrea Toniatti has also made a good race arriving with first group”.
The race was decided with 55 km to go when was formed a command quartet which immediately accumulated a good advantage on the main peloton. In Cesenatico the Italian Marco Zamparella won the Memorial Pantani preceding at the sprint the other Italian Diego Ulissi and Colombian Egan Bernal.
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