Nibali Upbeat Despite Missing Out On Victory At The Tour Of The Alps

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida)

Vincenzo Nibali ( Bahrain-Merida ) headed home from the Tour of the Alps with yet another podium spot but was buoyed by his performances and feelings as he turned his attention to Sunday's Liege-Bastogne-Liege and then the Giro d'Italia . The Sicilian went on the attack even on the last stage to Bolzano, in a last-ditch attempt to unsettle 21-year-old race leader Pavel Sivakov and his young Team Sky teammate Tao Geoghegan Hart. Nibali made three accelerations in search of the 33 seconds that separated him from the cyclamen jersey, but Sivakov responded each time and so Nibali had to accept third place overall, on the final podium with Team Sky's next generation. "I end the race on the podium and that's a good result," Nibali said after posing with the two riders who are a decade younger but will be serious adversaries alongside Egan Bernal at the Tour de ...

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