Vincenzo Nibali wins 2018 Milan-San Remo

Vincenzo Nibali wins 2018 Milan-San Remo

Pete Muir 17 Mar 2018 The Italian rider for Bahrain-Merida takes his first win at the Monument Bahrain-Merida’s Vincenzo Nibali won the 2018 edition of Milan-San Remo after attacking on the Poggio with 6km to go. He created a gap of around eight seconds over the top of the Poggio, which he increased on the descent, and he then managed to hold on to cross the line on the Via Roma just ahead of the charging pack. Mitchelton-Scott’s Caleb Ewan took second place in his first attempt at the race, with FDJ’s Arnaud Démare taking the third spot on the podium. Last year’s winner Michal Kwiatkowski finished in the bunch sprint alongside favourite Peter Sagan. Nibali’s victory gives Italy its first winner of the Monument in over a decade. How the race panned out The 109 th edition of ‘The Primavera’ got off to a damp start in Milan, with ...

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