The 2016 edition of Milan-San Remo took place in perfect spring conditions, and with the peloton going tempo at the start of the Poggio gruppo compatto it seemed ripe for a bunch sprint. Though several riders tried to spoil the sprinters’ fun – including Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky) and Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo), the gallop was inevitable.
But a touch of wheels from pre-race outsider Fernando Gaviria (Etixx-Quickstep) disrupted some of the favourites, including Peter Sagan (Tinkoff), and Arnaud Demare (FDJ) became the surprise winner.
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