Narvaez wins Coppi e Bartali

04 Sep 2020

Narvaez wins Coppi e Bartali

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Stage 4: Forlì - Forlì, 166.2km

Jhonatan Narvaez sprinted to third on a dramatic stage four of Coppi e Bartali which saw him win the race by one second.

Narvaez was three seconds behind leader Andrea Bagioli (Deceuninck Quick Step) heading into the final stage, and the Ecuadorian battled to secure third - and crucially four bonus seconds - to earn his first stage race win for the INEOS Grenadiers.

The four second bonus he earned on the line meant The result was the team's fifth consecutive podium of the week and afterwards Narvaez praised his teammates efforts across the race.

He told "I have worked really hard for this and the team really had the confidence in me. I am just so happy for this win.

"The team has helped me a lot to achieve this and helping me get in good shape. For that I am very grateful."
Final standings

1. Jhonatan Narvaez (INEOS Grenadiers)
2. Andrea Bagioli (Deceuninck Quick Step) +1"
3. Joao Almeida (Deceuninck Quick Step) +17"
4. Diego Ulissi (UAE Emirates) +25"
5. Nicola Conci (Trek Segafredo) +30"