A Year in Images (5): MANY VICTORIES

1 November 2011
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Fran Ventoso completes his leap back to top cycling with one of Movistar Team’s most struggling victories in 2011, the first of four GT victories throughout the season
It wasn’t only the first Movistar Team success in a GT -during stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia, in Fiuggi-, but also the definitive return to the top by Fran Ventoso in his fifth and last triumph of 2011. In a top-ranked event, against such a rival as Alessandro Petacchi, and in an uphill sprint, full of strength and agony that took eventually to flavor of a victory… that counts for many more. It was a Giro of encountered emotions for the telephone squad, in which pressure was still off after only a week of racing in the Corsa Rosa. There was still much to say…