Astana Pro Team Cyclist Wins Prestigious Italian Race

Fabio Felline won in the Memorial Marco Pantani

The traditional one-day cycle race in memory of the famous Italian cyclist Marco Pantani finished in Cesena.

Italian Fabio Felline, who is representing Astana Pro Team, won the racing event held annually since 2004.

This is his first win as part of the Kazakhstani team.

Second place went to Englishman Ethan Hayter from Ineos Grenadiers, and third place to Alexander Riabushenko from Belarus who is riding for UAE-Team Emirates.

«What can I say? It is such a relief to take this win. My last win was some time ago; therefore, I am so happy to have won today. I want to say thanks to the team for doing such an amazing job, bringing me into position,» said Fabio Felline after the win.

The race is held in memory of the acclaimed Italian road racing cyclist Marco Pantani, winner of Giro d’Italia 1998 and Tour de France 1998, who tragically died in February 2004.

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