IMOLA 2020 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACE RESULTS

Alaphilippe wins world road race title

France’s Julian Alaphilippe won the men’s world road race title at Imola on Sunday. Alaphilippe crossed the line ahead of Belgian Wout van Aert and Swiss Marc Hirschi after more than six and a half hours in the saddle in the 160-mile race through the hills of Romagna, Italy.

The 28-year-old became the first French rider to claim the world title since Laurent Brochard in 1997. Alaphilippe attacked on top of the final climb less than 12km from the finish line for a solo ride home, 24 seconds ahead of his rivals at the Imola racetrack.

Road World Championships Imola 2020 – Men Elite Road Race – Imola – Julian Alaphilippe (FRA – Deceuninck – Quick Step)

2020 ROAD RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

1  ALAPHILIPPE Julian France 6:38:34
2  VAN AERT Wout Belgium 0:24
3  HIRSCHI Marc Switzerland ,,
4  KWIATKOWSKI Michał Poland ,,
5  FUGLSANG Jakob Denmark ,,
6  ROGLIČ Primož Slovenia ,,
7  MATTHEWS Michael Australia 0:53
8  VALVERDE Alejandro Spain ,,
9  SCHACHMANN Maximilian Germany ,,
10  CARUSO Damiano Italy ,,

 

Road World Championships Imola 2020 – Men Road Race – Imola – Julian Alaphilippe (France) – Wout Van Aert (Belgium) – Marc Hirschi (Switzerland)

RBA/AFP Photos: Bettini

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