Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team | Sonny Colbrelli wins the Gran Piemonte
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Sonny Colbrelli wins the Gran Piemonte

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Stupinigi (TO), October 11th – Yes, call him the “rain main”. When it comes to rain Sonny Colbrelli doesn’t fail as it happened today at the 102nd Gran Piemonte (Racconigi-Stupinigi, 191km).

Team BAHRAIN MERIDA leader opened up the sprint with 50 meters to go an took an impressive win, beating Senechal second and Ballerini third.

“I must say that I prefer the rain rather than high temperatures or sunny day and this is an advantage for me. I couldn’t hope for a better way to finish my season” Sonny Colbrelli says “My teammates did an amazing job today. I’m really thankful for their help. I launched the sprint early and the finish line seemed to me so far away. I just thought to give it everything.

Sonny Colbrelli was one the favourite for the victory on today’s almost flat course, but the job done by the team was fundamental to did it, as Team BAHRAIN MERIDA Sports Director Alberto Volpi underlines: “As in the previous day our guys worked well and with grinta. Everyone did the job assigned, with the difference that today finally we take the deserved victory”

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