Arnaud Démare adds Milano-Torino to his hunting board
Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) hunted down his rivals to win the bunch sprint in the 101st Milano-Torino presented by EOLO, crossing the line in front of La Palazzina di Caccia (the hunting residence) of Stupinigi that used to host Emperor Napoleon. Four years after claiming Milano-Sanremo, the Frenchman is back on track to win ‘La Classicissima’ once more, while Australian sprint ace Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) and Strade Bianche winner Wout van Aert (Team Jumbo – Visma) came home second and third respectively, also positioning themselves as favorites for victory on the Via Roma.
1 – Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) – 198km in 4h18’57”, average speed 45.878km/h
2 – Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) s.t.
3 – Wout van Aert (Team Jumbo – Visma) s.t