Benedetti gets his day of glory on home roads at the Giro del Trentino

Professional cycling traditionally celebrates the best, the strongest and most talented rider in the peloton, with victory reserved for an elite few. But every once in a while, the hard working domestiques and less-talented riders are paid back for their pain and sacrifice with a moment of glory. Cesare Benedetti's moment came on home roads at the Giro del Trentino, thanks to his Bora-Argon 18 team winning the opening team time trial between Riva del Garda and Arco.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.