Viviani to concentrate on Spring Classics in 2017

Although he had only just climbed off his bike after helping Italy break a national team pursuit record that had stood for 20 years, Elia Viviani confirmed to Cyclingnews that he already has one eye on the 2017 Classics campaign.

As he warmed-down from Italy’s 3:57.800 effort Viviani said that he would head straight from the UCI Track World Championships in London to Tirreno-Adriatico, swapping national service for his Team Sky duties.

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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.