Cunego Closes Out Worldtour Career At Tour De Suisse

Damiano Cunego (Nippo-Vini Fantini) in his final race

On Sunday, Damiano Cunego will bring the curtain down on his WorldTour racing career with a 34-kilometre time trial at the Tour de Suisse. It might not be the fairy tale ending he and his fans had hoped for, and there’s still the matter of the Adriatica Ionica Race and the Italian nationals to come on his race programme, but Cunego has found peace at the end of his 17-year career approaches. “This is my last WorldTour race. After this, I will be present at Adriatica and then my last race will be the national championships at the end of June. Then I will finish my career. These are now the final days of my racing career,” Cunego told Cyclingnews at the Tour de Suisse. Cunego and his Nippo-Vini Fantini team had hoped that he would close out his career at the Giro d’Italia in May. However, a wildcard slot ...

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