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Viviani outsprints Lampaert
With 25km to go, Viviani, Ackermann and Lampaert went clear of the leading group and held their advantage till the very end. Lampaert attacked with 3km to go, not wanting to compete in a sprint with such heavyweights. However, Viviani managed to close the gap and the Deceuninck – Quick-Step duo worked together till the finish. The Belgian did try to attack again, but Viviani easily overtook him and claimed the win. Ackermann finished third. Kristoff then led the peloton across the line ahead of Mørkøv and Bennett.
What a day! I'm super happy with this victory and can be the new European champion! A result that would have been impossible without my teammates who were fantastic! dedicate this victory to Bjorg. It has been a really difficult week for cycling and this goes to him. 📸 Bettini pic.twitter.com/bA73a4qLXg
— Elia Viviani (@eliaviviani) August 11, 2019
European Championships – Men’s road race results
1. Elia Viviani (Italy) – 3:30:52
2. Yves Lampaert (Belgium) + 1s
3. Pascal Ackermann (Germany) + 8s
4. Alexander Kristoff (Norway) + 33s
5. Michael Mørkøv (Denmark)
6. Sam Bennett (Ireland)
7. Matteo Trentin (Italy)
8. Luka Mezgec (Slovenia)
9. Arnaud Démare (France)
10. Rüdiger Selig (Germany)
Se prendió esto por Zipa… 🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/FMntQrttsv
— Egan Arley Bernal (@Eganbernal) August 6, 2019
Sure it is
Allergic reaction to the bouquet of flowers they gave me on the podium.. 😉😭 https://t.co/CCwq1QyLxp
— Chris Hoy (@chrishoy) August 7, 2019
That’s the way it works!
Tried motorpacing for the first time in a while and it was a lot harder than I remembered. 😟 pic.twitter.com/9EIP5j1Ah7
— Ellen Noble (@ellenlikesbikes) August 7, 2019