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Greipel wins in San Remo Previous posts

18 march 2012 - 16:03
Under perfect conditions in northern Italy the race towards San Remo contained a lot of spectacle. Cavendish was the first favourite to drop the pace on La Manie. Other teams had to take control, and it was the team of Nibali and Sagan who put the pedal down on the final hills.

André Greipel was able to stay in the leading group. It seemed like everything would stay together towards the Poggio, but a crash on top of the Cipressa got a rupture in the leading group. Jelle Vanendert and André were involved and they lose precious time.

In a split second everything is over. Milan-San Remo might be a long race, but it can be decided in a very short time period.

Finally Simon Gerrans wins in a group of 3.


1. Gerrans
2. Cancellara
3. Nibali
4. Sagan
5. Degenkolb
52. Greipel
91. Frederik Willems
92. Jelle Vanendert
103. Vicente Reynes Mimo
104. Marcel Sieberg
118. Adam Hansen
141. Lars Ytting Bak
DNF Gregory Henderson