Video: Leopard-Trek backs Zaugg on way to historic Lombardia win

Oliver Zaugg (Leopard Trek) pushes toward the finish

Oliver Zaugg (Leopard Trek) pushes toward the finish (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

All eyes were on Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) at the start of the Giro di Lombardia on Saturday morning, but the Belgian was left trailing when Oliver Zaugg (Leopard Trek) attacked on the final climb of the race and distanced all his rivals. It was another win for the underdogs who, Gilbert aside, have dominated the Classics in 2011.

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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.