Remco Evenepoel disappointed with second place at European Championships

Remco Evenepoel (Belgium) disappointed after finishing second to Sonny Colbrelli (Italy) at the 2021 UEC Road European Championships elite men's road race
Remco Evenepoel (Belgium) disappointed after finishing second to Sonny Colbrelli (Italy) at the 2021 UEC Road European Championships elite men's road race (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Remco Evenepoel was left disappointed after taking the silver medal in the European Championships in Trento, regretting he was unable to crack Sonny Colbrelli on the final climb and then was unable to beat him in the sprint to the line. 

Evenepoel and Belgium, like Colbrelli and Italy, rode a nearly perfect race. The 21-year-old Belgian made sure he was part of the key selection of ten riders and then the final shake-out during the final two laps, but he was simply unable to distance Colbrelli on the final climb up to Povo. 

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