Filippo Ganna to be given opportunities at Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix this year

Italian rouleur says he wants to prove he is more than "just" a time triallist and track specialist

Filippo Ganna
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Filippo Ganna is to be given the freedom to explore his own chances at the Classics this year, as the Italian seeks to break out of his assumed role.

The double world time trial champion wants to prove that there is more to his cycling than simply racing against the clock. He has form, showing his power on the sterrato stage of last year's Giro d'Italia, blowing the race apart

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