Good news from Sanremo
Matej 5th and Vincenzo 8th. Good news from Sanremo with two of our riders in the Top Eight finishers at the end of Via Roma. The French Julian Alanphilippe won the “Classicissima” at the end of a day characterized by an almost summer temperature.
“We had studied the race tactics – says Matej Mohoric – to help Sonny Colbrelli stay in the first positions in the finale. The race was tough and Sonny lost the wheels of the best on the Poggio. I stayed with Vincenzo and we tried to anticipate the sprint. We did not succeed, but I am happy with my 5th place. I feel good and go to Belgium with a certain optimism”.
“I am happy with my Sanremo – says Vincenzo Nibali – as per tradition, the race started with Cipressa. On the Poggio there was a battle and I managed to return at the end of the descent with 2k to go. I tried to start before the others but I found myself closed and I had to settle for 8th position”.
“I am very satisfied with how the whole team worked – comments SD Alberto Volpi – we have always been in the heart of the race and the final result must make us happy. I saw Matej and Sonny very well and I am convinced that in the next races in the North they will be with the best. Vincenzo also showed good signs for the future. We must continue on this route”.
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