Petrov finally delivers

Eight years after his last individual pro win, Katusha's Evgeni Petrov has finally delivered a result on stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia. His victory on Wednesday was a great one and came beneath torrential rain in L’Aquila at the end of the longest stage of the 2010 edition of the Giro. Ten years ago, the Russian was the world’s most promising cyclist, but his career hasn’t lived up to those expectations so far.

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