Il Lombardia: Nibali solos to a monumental win

In the final WorldTour race of the season, Vincenzo Nibali used team tactics, a well-timed attack and a fearlessness that bordered on madness while descending to take his first monument and end a controversial season on a high point. Dani Moreno came in second, 21 seconds back, and Thibaut Pinot made sure France was represented on the podium with third.
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Il Lombardia preview

Il Lombardia, the last of the five monuments, brings the curtain down on the WorldTour and gives riders one last chance to grab a big win. The parcours follows some of the most beautiful roads in Italy, including the stunning area around Lake Como. Wet weather can turn this event into a war of attrition but with its punishing distance (245km) and series of hills, this is still a race for puncheurs.
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