Vincenzo Nibali wins second italian national road title
Vincenzo Nibali

Defending Tour de France champion, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana Pro Team) has won his second consecutive Italian national road race title after beating Francesco Reda (Team Idea) and Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) in the 219km road race between Legnano and Torino. Nibali rode away from his challengers on the final climb.

Vincenzo Nibali will start next weekends Tour de France as one of the four favourites to win along with Alberto Contador, Nairo Quintana and Chris Froome.

Video highlights Italian National Road Race (in Italian)

Results Italian National Championship Road Race

Place,Rider Name (Country) Team,Time
1,Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team,4:57:38
2,Francesco Reda (Ita) Team Idea 2010 ASD,+:13
3,Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida,+:29
4,Gianfranco Zilioli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli,+1:17
5,Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Sprandi Polkowice,
6,Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale,+1:25
7,Alessio Taliani (Ita) Androni Giocattoli,+1:48
8,Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Etixx – Quick-Step,+1:57
9,Mauro Finetto (Ita) Southeast Pro Cycling,+2:10
10,Valerio Conti (Ita) Lampre-Merida,+2:15
11,Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team,+2:29
12,Simone Stortoni (Ita) Androni Giocattoli,+2:49
13,Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli,+3:15
14,Michele Gazzarra (Ita) Mg.Kvis-Vega,+3:26
15,Fabio Taborre (Ita) Androni Giocattoli,+3:56
16,Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Argon 18,+4:05
17,Ivan Basso (Ita) Tinkoff-Saxo,+4:29
18,Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (Ita) Bardiani CSF,+4:38
19,Gian Marco Di Francesco (Ita) Mg.Kvis-Vega,+4:54
20,Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team,+5:02

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