Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

June 27, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Philippe Gilbert takes his second Belgian national title; Andre Greipel claims his third German national title; Adam Blythe wins British nationals road race; Giacomo Nizzolo crowned Italian champion; Vichot wins the French national road race championships; Jose Joaquin Rojas crowned Spanish champion for the second time; Groenwegen wins the Dutch national road title; More from a big weekend of national championships; Lotto Soudal reveals that Stig Broeckx has severe brain damage; French army thermal camera to be used to detect motors at the Tour de France; Nacer Bouhanni injures hand in late-night hotel altercation; What it feels like to ride 7,000km in three weeks; Behind the scenes at the ZLM Tour with Adam Phelan.

More from a big weekend of national championships

by Matt de Neef

It was a big weekend of national championships and many more victories were handed out than the ones mentioned above. Here’s a selection of some of the other notable men’s results:

  • Norway: Edvald Boasson Hagen — won solo after attacking 6km from the finish
  • Luxembourg: Bob Jungels — won solo after attacking 7km from the finish
  • Poland: Rafal Majka — won two-up sprint after attacking on the final climb
  • Eritrea: Daniel Teklehaimanot — won solo after attacking 10km from the finish
  • Ireland: Nicolas Roche — won solo after attacking from break with 14km to go
  • Switzerland: Jonathan Fumeaux — won solo after 30km out front alone
  • Czech Republic: Roman Kreuziger
  • Slovakia: Juraj Sagan
  • Denmark: Alexander Kamp
  • Sweden: Richard Larsen
  • Russia: Pavel Kochetkov
  • Lithuania: Ramunas Navardauskas
  • Latvia: Gatis Smukulis
  • Portugal: José Mendes
  • Austria: Matthias Brandle
  • Belarus: Kanstantsin Siutsou

For a wrap-up of the newly crowned women’s national champions, be sure to check out this article at Ella CyclingTips.

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