Team Bahrain Victorious (Italy) - Press Release: As the evening sun set over the Adriatic Sea in San Salvo, Abruzzo, a new sprint king was crowned at the 106th Giro d’Italia.
Team Bahrain Victorious’ Jonathan Milan, 22 years old and already an Olympic & European track champion, took the very first road stage of his very first Grand Tour, and with it the points jersey, the ‘Maglia Ciclamino’.
“It’s just incredible. I’m completely shocked. I always give 100%, I always give my best. Everything that’s happened this season: the falls, the tiredness, the illnesses, I didn’t believe I could win this first sprint stage of the Giro. I wanted to make sure I was in the mix, but I never imagined crossing the line first”