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ANDRONI AT THE FIFTH PLACE IN THE ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND VICTORY OF THE NATIONAL TITLE IN CROATIA
Androni Giocattoli Sidermec protagonist of a beautiful Italian championship. It is the champion formation of Italy that was seen in Emilia in the Parma area at Compiano for the professional Italian championship, closed with the success of Davide Formolo of Bora Hansgrohe and with the beautiful fifth place of Andrea Vendrame.
The Androni Giocattoli Sidermec became the protagonist throughout the first part of the race with Matteo Busato, good at entering the five-day break. At less than eighty kilometers from the finish, Mattia Cattaneo slipped into the group that sewed up the first action. Francesco Gavazzi and Fausto Masnada are also very active in those situations. At less than 35 kilometers from the line (with three remaining laps of the final circuit), with the group’s cancellation of the second action, Davide Formolo’s attack, which held up in the final in pursuit of the small group of the best formed behind him and in which he inserted a brilliant Andrea Vendrame, who confirmed the good condition with which he was announced at the start. The Venetian of the Italian champions then disputed the sprint of the group (clocked at 27 “by the winner) for the second place won by Colbrelli on Bettiol and Ulissi who anticipated Vendrame. The 24 year old champion of the Italian champions, for his part, preceded Visconti, Sbaragli, Fabbro, Brambilla and Tizza at the end of the 227 kilometers of a race marked by the great heat on a course that was certainly not easy.
It is a double success instead in Croatia. In fact, Josip Rumac, after the national time trial title, also conquered the one on the road in the race held yesterday in Skradin on a day marked by the great heat with the 39-degree thermometer. Difficult race of the Croatian test which included a circuit with two climbs, the first of 4 kilometers with slopes of 7% and the second shorter but with peaks at 14%. Rumac, who had already been national road champion in his country in 2017, preceded Radoslav Rogina (Adria Mobil) and Viktor Potočki (Gusto Ljubljana).
For the 24-year-old Rumac, who will show off the new national champion jersey since Wednesday in Sibiu in Romania, this is the second victory of the season in two days after the title against the time of Saturday. The Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, on the other hand, reaches 19 hits.