Visconti wins the GP Prato
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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Visconti wins the GP Prato

by VeloNation Press at 5:43 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, World Championships
 

Italian Giovanni Visconti won the 64th edition of GP Industria & Commercio di Prato (178.6 km) on Sunday. The rider from the ISD-Neri team beat his two compatriots Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre) and Luca Paolini (Acqua e Sapone) in a sprint finish.

This is good news for Italian team selector Franco Ballerini because it signals that Visconti has timed his form well leading up to next week's world championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland.

The former Italian national champion won the Trofeo Melinda and the Coppa Agostoni in August, and has two other victories on the year.

Results:
1. VISCONTI Giovanni         ISD 4h04'00"
2. GAVAZZI Francesco        LAM            st
3. PAOLINI Luca                   ASA            st
4. STARCHYK Volodymyr   AMO            st
5. OSS Daniel                       LIQ             st
6. SANTAMBROGIO Mauro LAM            st
7. SCARPONI Michele         SDA            st
8. NIEMIEC Przemyslaw      MIE            st
9. AXELSSON Niklas            UTE           st
10. BRUSEGHIN Marzio      LAM           05"

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