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Giovanni’s triumph

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“It was a whirlwind of emotion – says Giovanni Visconti, today solo winner on the San Luca’s climb, over Bologna – also because I have been waiting for this victory for a long time. A perfect day, there are no other words “.

“I attacked during the penultimate lap and made an almost perfect downhill. Then I managed to climb up and told myself that everything was going for the best!”.

“It was a sort of liberation – the Italian rider concludes – many seconds and third places but victory did not want to come. The team was perfect and thanks also to the work of my teammates who managed to win. “

Second place for Vincenzo Nibali, who defended his comrade fleeing from the attacks of other rivals. “I’m very happy for Giovanni – says Vincenzo – because I know what to overcome success without ever catching him.”

“What a team and what a Giovanni – commented SD Alberto Volpi – a win that comes after a week of placements. I confess that I was very excited at the finish line because I know what this success means. “

Tomorrow the GP Bruno Beghelli’s 22nd edition. Two years ago, Sonny Colbrelli won this race of almost 200 km with start and finish in Monteveglio, near Bologna. Decisive, usually, Zappolino’s circuit (13.3 km) that the bunch have to repeat for 10 times.

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