Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team | Colbrelli wins Coppa Bernocchi
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Colbrelli wins Coppa Bernocchi

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“Finally arrived – Sonny Colbrelli is very happy few minutes later his victory – I didn’t win for some time and this success is like a liberation. I thank all the team and especially Niccolò Bonifazio who helped me a lot in the final part of the race”.

“I decide to launch the sprint with 250 meters to go, maybe it was early, but I was fine and behind me my direct rivals were a little stretched. I feel pretty good and this victory is also the result of the high-altitude training camp. I’m ready for the world challenge”.

“If you just look at him in his face,” says his teammate Bonifazio, “you understand that Sonny is in really good shape. Today we all worked to help him and my job was to drive him in the last kilometer. It went well”.

“Sonny was perfect – says SD Alberto Volpi – but I want to emphasize all the work and commitment made by his teammates from the start to the finish line. It’s an important victory: only ten days are missing to the World Championship in Bergen”.

On the straight line in the center of Legnano, Colbrelii beat at the sprint the Canadian Guillaume Boivin and the Italian Sacha Modolo.

Colbrelli and Bonifazio will be back on the streets next Saturday for the Memorial Marco Pantani with departure and arrival at Cesenatico, on the Adriatic coast.

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