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Luis Leon Sanchez delivers for Astana in GP Beghelli

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Luis Leon Sanchez has taken the victory at the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli after the Astana rider escaped from the peloton with 5 kilometres to go and crossed the finish line on his own.

Simone Bernardini (Sangemini Mg K Vis), Pavel Brutt (Gazprom Rusvelo), Sebastian Lander (GM Europa Ovini) and Mattia Viel (Unieuro Trevigiani) were part of the 4-man breakaway of the day, which established over 6-minute lead.

They were brought back in early, with 62km to go and that sparked new attacks. Despite many attempts no one was able to go clear for a long time. Eventually, a winning move was made inside final 10km of racing when Louis Leon Sanchez (Astana) pulled away solo. He held off chasers and secured a victory.

Sonny Colbrelli (Behrain-Merida)  was the fastest from the bunch, which came in 5 seconds behind the winner. Elia Viviani (Team Sky) rounded out the podium.

Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli 2017 results:

1 Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana)

4:27:39

2 Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida)

+06”

3 Elia Viviani (Team Sky)

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4 Michael Albasini (Orica-Scott)

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5 Alberto Bettiol (Cannondale-Drapac)

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6 Andrea Pasqualon (Wanty – Groupe Gobert)

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7 Marco Canola (Nippo – Vini Fantini)

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8 Julien Simon (Cofidis)

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9 Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates)

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10 Jérémy Roy (FDJ)

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