Alexander Kristoff hoping to continue success in Spring Classics

Milan-San Remo winner Alexander Kristoff will be back in action in Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday, and aims for Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix

Alexander Kristoff wins the 2014 Milan-San Remo

(Image credit: Watson)

After a Milan-San Remo victory and two vodka shots on a yacht, Alexander Kristoff aims for the remaining classics. Tomorrow he leads team Katusha in Belgium's Ghent-Wevelgem one-day classic.

"I really had no time to celebrate," Kristoff said to the press after racing a side event at yesterday's E3 Harelbeke. "We had some vodka shots on Igor Makarov's yacht in San Remo. I had two vodka shots and some guys had more.”

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.