Photo Gallery: Milano-Sanremo

20 amazing photos from the first Classic of the season

Mark Cavendish continues his unfortunate bad luck during this season with another crash.
It has been over ten years since an Italian has won Milano-Sanremo.
The race did not start off with ideal conditions as there was plenty of rain to navigate through.
Vincenzo Nibali in full flight as he races towards victory.
Filippo Pozzato tries to stay dry prior to the start of the race.
Vincenzo Nibali crests the top of the Pogio to race down to the finish.
It couldn’t have gotten any closer with the finish from the racing pack to the lone leader Nibali.
It may have blue skies and sunny at the finish but seven hours prior the puddles were full.
Krists Neilands attacked and drew out Nibali which would be the winning move.
Mark Cavendish got caught up with traffic furniture as they were racing towards the Pogio which resulted in a spectacular crash.
Marcus Burghardt got a gap on the Pogio but wasn’t able to hold it long.
The scenery from Sanremo are some of the best that rider’s will see all season.
Grey skies turn to blue skies after seven hours of racing.
The early breakaway featured two Israel Cycling Academy riders.
Vincenzo Nibali put it all out there to hang on by just a single second.
The crowds come out in full to greet the riders as they near the finish.
Your podium for Milano-Sanremo: Vincenzo Nibali (ITA – Bahrain – Merida) – Caleb Ewan (AUS – Mitchelton – Scott) – Arnaud Demare (FRA – Groupama – FDJ)
Peter Sagan had a more quiet race this year then last year’s eventful race.
Vincenzo Nibali adds to his pedigree of amazing results as he grabs Milano-Sanremo.

Photos: Bettini

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