Sam Bennett distances himself from Lefevere’s wrath at European Championships

Sam Bennett returned to racing at the European Championships in Trento
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Sam Bennett would not be drawn on the topic of Patrick Lefevere at the start of the European Championships in Trento on Sunday, preferring to limit his comments to the race. 

The European Championships marked Bennett’s first outing at a race since the Volta ao Algarve in early May with the Irishman’s season massively disrupted by a serious knee injury. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.