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Cunego? Who's That?

Damiano Cunego, Lampre-ISD. Photo: Getty. Cunego... who?! Yes! He won a race! Damiano Cunego won today's stage of the Giro di Sardegna. He also took over the race lead from Peter Sagan of Liquigas. The time gap sits at a massive 2 seconds. Today's stage apparently ended on a climb and Cunego won from a sprint ristretto, which is maybe like espresso ristretto, but probably not. According to, Cunego waited 527 days for this victory. 527 days?! I'm sure he wasn't counting or anything. The Italian, who has three Giro di Lombardia wins and a Giro d'Italia maglia rosa to his credit, did not win a single race last season. So happy day to Cunego! Brief results at