Mixed emotions for Viviani after close call at Cadel Evans Road Race

For Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors), the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is one of the one-day WorldTour races suited to his characteristics. The majority of the Italian’s 50 professional wins have come in stage races but his Cyclassics Hamburg and Bretagne Classic triumphs of last year were evidence of his growing pedigree in one-day events, and his second place in the Australian race on Sunday provided further proof of his versatility.

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