Visconti strikes back with Italian Championship title

Giovanni Visconti, Tour de Luxembourg 2010, stage one

Giovanni Visconti took an important second Italian championships title today in Conegliano, winning ahead of the favoured teams.

"It is amazing, with a team that lacks nothing against the others," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "All I had to do was raise my hands in the air."

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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.