17 March 2018
That year, Sagan and Matthews, Démare and Cavendish were the favourites. That year, all the best sprinters and the strongest classic hunters were there. That day, eventually, Vincenzo Nibali swept the competition.
The Shark surged on the final and toughest section of the Poggio, leading by 12” at the summit, and proudly held on until the end, scoring one of his greatest achievements.
We chose this stunning performance to wrap up the story of Milano-Sanremo because it’s the one that best captures the essence of this competition.
An unpredictable race, up for grabs to any type of rider. A race that awakens to new life every year, just like the spring, since 1907.