Tao Geoghegan Hart dedicates Trofeo Piva win to Lucien Acou

Axeon Hagens Berman rider Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Trofeo Piva and dedicates victory to Lucien Acou

Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Trofeo Piva (Photo: Axeon Hagens Berman)

Tao Geoghegan Hart came out on top of a three-up sprint to win the Trofeo Piva in Italy on Sunday and dedicated the victory to his Axeon Hagens Berman manager's grandfather.

The Brit, who turned 21 on Wednesday, outsprinted Patrick Müller (BMC Development Team) and Marco Tecchio (Unieuro-Willier Trevigiani) at the end of the 179.8km race.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.