12 October 2019

Bauke Mollema wins 113^ Il Lombardia

The Dutch rider Bauke Mollema (Trek – Segafredo) has won the 113th Il Lombardia NamedSport, raced over a 243km route from Bergamo to Como. The second finisher was Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team), while the third to arrive was Egan Bernal (Team INEOS).

 

FINAL RESULT

1 – Bauke Mollema (Trek – Segafredo) – 243km in 5h52’59”, average speed 41.305 km/h

2 – Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) at 16″

3 – Egan Bernal (Team INEOS) at 16″

4 – Jakob Fuglsang (Astana Pro Team) at 16″

5 – Michael Woods (EF Education First) at 34″

 

Speaking seconds after the race finish, the winner Bauke Mollema said: “I can’t believe I’ve won a Monument. I wasn’t the favorite so maybe the other riders underestimated me a bit. I found the right moment to attack. I just went full gas in the last ten kilometers. It’s unreal!”

 

 

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