Amstel Gold Race 2008 Damiano Cunego

Italy?s Damiano Cunego (Lampre) perfectly combined his climbing and sprinting skills to win the Amstel Gold Race in his first attempt on Sunday.

Cunego was part of the decisive nine-rider move that formed on the 30th of the 31 climbs of the 257.4km race around the Dutch countryside and then controlled his rivals as he waited for the decisive sprint to the summit of the Cauberg.

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