Rodriguez becomes first Spaniard to win Tour of Lombardy

Joaquin Rodriguez wins Tour of Lombardy 2012

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Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) beat his rivals and the elements to win the Tour of Lombardy today in Lecco, Italy. He timed his attack on the final Villa Vergano climb just as the skies opened up with rain. Behind, a chase group lacked organisation, leaving Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Rigoberto Uran (Sky) to pick up second and third place seconds later.

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