Luca Paolini wins memorable edition of Ghent-Wevelgem

Luca Paolini attacks from small lead group to win 2015 Ghent-Wevelgem; Geraint Thomas third. Photos by Graham Watson

Luca Paolini wins the 2015 Ghent-Wevelgem

(Image credit: Watson)

Italian Luca Paolini (Katusha) topped off an event-packed edition of Ghent-Wevelgem in Belgium on Sunday, taking a solo win after attacking from a small lead group. Briton Geraint Thomas continued his strong classics season with a third place.

Paolini launched a perfectly-timed move in the final few kilometres of the race and capitalised on a poorly-organised chase to secure a memorable lone victory.

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