Thibaut Pinot is called the Tour of Lombardy won, the last classic of the cycling season. The Frenchman of Groupama -FDJ showed in the final stage, Vincenzo Nibali behind on the Civiglio, and made it solo. Nibali came in second, behind the Italian dashed off Dylan Teuns to a handsome third place.
In the last classic of the season came the Frenchman after 241 km solo across the finish line, for the Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali and our fellow countryman, Dylan Teuns, who, as the first Belgian on the podium since the victory of Philippe Gilbert in 2010. Tim Wellens was fifth.
For Pinot, it is already the second victory in a few days time, on Wednesday, he was still at the party in Milan-Turin. He is also the first Frenchman in Lombardy can win since Laurent Jalabert in 1997. On the roll of honour of the Race of the Falling Leaves, he follows Nibali.
– Rash –
1. Thibaut Pinot
2. Vincenzo Nibali
3. Dylan Teuns