OLYMPIC SUCCESS INSPIRES KENNAUGH TO HUGE WIN IN ITALY

Peter Kennaugh Isle of Man ride

While Great Britain?s track cyclists sweep all before them in Beijing, Peter Kennaugh won the Grand Prix Capodarco in Italy, which is the memorial race of former Olympic road race champion Fabio Casartelli.

The Italian won the Olympic road race at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, when the cycling events were open only to amateurs. Casartelli turned professional and rode for the Motorola team. He died aged 25 after crashing on the descent of the Col de Portet-d?Aspet during the 1995 Tour de France.

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