Colbrelli takes 2022 inspiration from emotional Paris-Roubaix victory

ROUBAIX FRANCE OCTOBER 03 Sonny Colbrelli of Italy and Team Bahrain Victorious celebrates winning the race and kisses his cobblestone trophy on the podium ceremony after the 118th ParisRoubaix 2021 Mens Eilte a 2577km race from Compigne to Roubaix ParisRoubaix on October 03 2021 in Roubaix France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Sonny Colbrellie (Bahrain Victorious) holds aloft the Paris-Roubaix trophy of 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Sonny Colbrelli revealed he often watches the video of his Paris-Roubaix victory and his emotional celebration but the Bahrain Victorious rider refuted suggestions that success will change him as he targets the 2022 Classics and looks to take on Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix).

The Italian rolled on the grass of the Roubaix velodrome in a mix of tears of joy and the laughter of disbelief after beating Florian Vermeersch (Lotto Soudal) and Van der Poel in the velodrome on a wet and muddy day in the Hell of the North last October.

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