Vegni was understandably proud of the outcome of the 50th edition of Tirreno-Adriatico, with Giro d'Italia winner Nairo Quintana (Movistar) becoming the first-ever Colombian winner of the spring stage race. The last minute withdrawal of Chris Froome meant the much expected scrap between the big four Grand Tour contenders never happened but the race allowed Quintana to land a psychological blow and spark questions about the form of both Alberto Contador and Vincenzo Nibali.
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