Clasica San Sebastian 2017 [FULL RACE]
The Clasica de San Sebastian was a road cycling one-day race that took place on 29 July in San Sebastian, Spain. It was the 37th edition of the Clasica de.2017
A late surge by Landa allowed Kwiatkowski to follow the wheels of his rivals into the final kilometre, paving the way for a sprint as the quintet regrouped. Kwiatkowski won convincingly, taking his third WorldTour one-day race victory of the season after winning Strade Bianche and Milan-San Remo in the spring. You could see Mikel Landa playing his crucial role in the end, and I could go for the sprint easily. Today was just amazing, the team spirit, we believed that we could win the race. The lumpy km race kicked off under clear conditions in San Sebastian, with a seven-rider escape going clear early.
The former world champion finished of a near perfect team performance from Sky, who setup the final break of five riders with an attack from Mikel Landa on the steep final climb of Alto de Murgil.
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Won with ease by the Polish rider ahead of former race winners, Tony Gallopin and defending champion Bauke Mollema , who rounded out the podium. This victory takes Kwiatkowski into second place in the WorldTour rankings and he becomes only the second rider ever to win Milan-San Remo and the Clasica in the same season. Post-race Kwiatko paid tribute to the work done by his team, particularly the crucial role of Basque rider Mikel Landa. Wearing the No. And, of course, just about everyone wanted a selfie with the soon-to-be-retired rider. Group selfie with Haimar image: Richard Whatley.
Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski sprinted to victory in Saturday's Clasica San Sebastian, proving quickest to the line out of a select group of late escapees in the hilly one-day race. Lotto Soudal's Tony Gallopin was second across the line for runner-up honours, with last year's winner Bauke Mollema Trek-Segafredo rounding out the podium in third. Kwiatkowski's teammate Mikel Landa forced a crucial selection going over the short but steep final climb, attacking and pulling Gallopin and Mollema with him to form a select trio in the closing kilometres. Kwiatkowski joined up with Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin to bridge across to the group, setting up a five-rider battle in San Sebastian. A late surge by Landa allowed Kwiatkowski to follow the wheels of his rivals into the final kilometre, paving the way for a sprint as the quintet regrouped.
Clasica de San Sebastian 2017
San Sebastian is a brilliant race in the Basque Country, the perfect follow up to the Tour de France., The peloton departs San Sebastian during the edition of the race.