Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team | Chapeau Vincenzo!
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Chapeau Vincenzo!

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Val Thorens, July, 27th – Great win of Vincenzo Nibali in Val Thorens. The Italian champion took the stage win coming alone with a 10 second advantage over Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa.

“The last 500 meters – Vincenzo Nibali smiles – they never ended! I wanted to honor the Tour and finally I did it today. Yesterday I tried and today it was the right one. The climb was endless and when I saw that the group accelerated I tried it myself. I’m very happy!”.

“In the last week, I found the right sensations. It wasn’t easy to manage the race but I felt I had a good leg. This morning at the team meeting we decided to get into the break and so I left together with Dylan Teuns. The break was close-knit even though the main peloton never gave us great advantage”.

“When Vincenzo came out of the GC – comments SD and coach Paolo Slongo – we decided to recover for some days and to try to leave a mark in the last mountain stages. Vincenzo once again proved to be a real champion”.

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