Philippe Gilbert wins Giro del Piemonte 2010

Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) confirmed his status as favourite for Saturday's Tour of Lombardy by winning Thursday's hilly Giro del Piemonte in Cherasco, Italy.

Gilbert launched a trademark final kilometre attack to clinch a solo win ahead of Italian Leonardo Bertagnolli (Androni Giocattoli) in second and Dane Matti Breschel (Saxo Bank) in third.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.