Tour de San Luis: I was working for Viviani, says Mareczko

The mood at the Italian team’s dinner table will be a tense one after Jakub Mareczko beat his teammate Elia Viviani in a bizarre set of circumstances. It looked as if the duel for victory would be between Viviani and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) but Mareczko appeared from behind the world champion to beat his teammate by a hair’s breadth.

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Born in Ireland to a cycling family and later moved to the Isle of Man, so there was no surprise when I got into the sport. Studied sports journalism at university before going on to do a Masters in sports broadcast. After university I spent three months interning at Eurosport, where I covered the Tour de France. In 2012 I started at Procycling Magazine, before becoming the deputy editor of Procycling Week. I then joined Cyclingnews, in December 2013.