Alexander Kristoff wins Milan-San Remo

Britain's Ben Swift (Sky) places third behind Alexander Kristoff and Fabian Cancellara in Milan-San Remo 2014

Alexander Kristoff wins the 2014 Milan-San Remo

(Image credit: Watson)

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) outsprinted Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing) and Ben Swift (Team Sky) to win the 2014 Milan-San Remo.

The Norwegian follows in the footsteps of Gerald Ciolek, Simon Gerrans and Matt Goss to win despite being considered an outside bet, even if the race did pan out as widely predicted.

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