GB Academy team starts brightly in Italy

Luke Rowe GB under 23 Olympic Academy

Under 23 Great Britain Academy rider Luke Rowe finished eighth in the Trofeo Franco Balestra near Brescia.

Welsh-born Rowe, who turned 20 five days ago, finished at the front of a bunch sprint, with a successful six-strong breakaway just up the road, led in by Russian rider Alexander Mironov (Itera-Katusha).

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