Polish commentators completely lose it over Michal Kwiatkowski’s Milan-San Remo win (video)

Commentators cheer with joy as their man wins La Primavera

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Sports journalists are meant to be an unbiased bunch, but we think you can forgive the commentator's on Eurosport Poland for getting pretty excited about Michal Kwiatkowski's Milan-San Remo win.

Having already cranked up the volume when Kwiatkowski followed Peter Sagan's attack on the Poggio, the two commentators were clearly on the edge of their seats as the race entered the final 500m with their man sitting in second wheel behind the world champion.

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As Sagan opened the sprint, the sense of professionalism was retained, but as the director cut to an overhead shot which showed Kwiatkowski accelerating up behind his rival, that quickly went out of the window.

What comes next needs no translation, as the final metres of the race consist of both men shouting "Michal" at the top of their voices, letting out cheers as their man crosses the line in first place.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.