Elia Viviani rode to the gold medal in the two-day event Monday in Rio, giving his country a boost on the boards.
Italian Elia Viviani won the Olympics men's track omnium Monday despite a crash in the points race caused by sprint rival Mark Cavendish.
“Kittel is in top form. He’s unbelievable. At the moment he’s the strongest sprinter in the world," says Elia Viviani.
Elia Viviani, hit by a race moto after a crash in Arenberg, was one of several riders injured on a hectic day on the cobblestones of
Despite a perfect lead-out from Etixx – Quick-Step, Elia Viviani beats Marcel Kittel in Driedaagse De Panne's stage 2 sprint.
The British team could be a threat in every stage race it starts this season, thanks to some new signees over the winter.
Elia Viviani bested compatriots Sacha Modolo and Giacomo Nizzolo to take the Dubai Tour's second stage
The Sky rider was able to avoid a crash in the final kilometer that seemed to hold up his sprint rivals.
Mark Cavendish wants to wear yellow and win a medal at the Olympics (track) and worlds (road) in 2016. One rival says that's unrealistic.
Esteban Chaves notches his first win in a pro stage race as Elia Viviani pips the world champ to take the final stage