In the Italian Varese the cycling World Cup came to the end on September 28.
In group race on 260,5 km Italian Alessandro Balan only on finishing spurt pulled out a victory, having reserved the compatriot Damiano Kunego and Dane Matti Breshel. The same three seconds were conceded to the winner by nikolayevets Andrey Grivko. Its fifth place is, perhaps, the best result in his sports career. In this race for start there were 206 participants.
Men. Group race. 260,25 km.
1. A. Ballan - 6:37.30
2. D. Kunego (both is Italy) - 0.03.
3. M. Breshel (Denmark) - 0.03
4. D. Rebellin (Italy) - 0.03
5. A. Grivko (Ukraine, Nikolaev) - 0.03
54. M. Halilov (Ukraine, Nikolaev) - 4.53
74. O. Chuzhda (Ukraine) - 10.54
DNF P. Piedmont (Ukraine).