The bite of the cobra, Sonny Colbrelli triumphs in Trento. The Belgian Evenepoel – Sport burned in the sprint

TRENTO. The cobra strikes in Trento. The blue Sonny Colbrelli is the winner of the European cycling championships, who lived the final day in Trento today. According to the Belgian Remco Evenepoel, defeated in the sprint in via Belenzani.

The final was thrilling, with a race of nerves between the two fugitives and the Brescian who let the Belgian pull. Colbrelli entered the final straight first, after the dangerous sharp bend. Then he unleashed all his power. And the Italian champion is also the European champion. His family also witnessed the triumph, with the children of Colbrelli who wore the tricolor jersey: now they will have to change it …

European cycling championships: crowd of all ages for the big race. There are also the children of Colbrelli

Audience crowded along the city route. There was great support for the Italian cyclists, in particular for Trentin, the protagonist of the decisive breakaway. Among the audience also the children of the winner, Sonny Colbrelli, with the tricolor jersey won by their father at the beginning of the summer (photo by Claudio Libera)

In third place the French Benoit Cosnefroy, world champion under 23 in 2017, fourth the Trentino Matteo Trentin. For Italy that of Colbrelli from Brescia is the fourth consecutive victory in this round of the European Cycling Championships. “I had a bit of pressure on me – commented Colbrelli from Rai microphones -, because I was one of the favorites, I gave everything, the team was great and I won this gold that is worth double as it was obtained at home, in Italy. happy, winning here is something indescribable “. “We never went slow – said the blue again -, in the last four laps we remained in front of about ten riders and I also gave what I didn’t have to follow Evenepoel”.


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