Lombardia victory eases Worlds disappointment for Rodriguez

It was a case of deja vu for Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) on Sunday in Lecco, Italy as the 34-year-old Spaniard won his second Il Lombardia in as many years thanks to a solo attack on the Villa Vergano climb. It was a carbon copy of his 2012 win, also in the rain, and brought some solace to Rodriguez for last Sunday's heartbreaking second place result in the elite men's road race world championship.

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