39th Palio del Recioto - 1.7.1

Italy, April 25, 2000

Swiss champ wins Palio

World Espoir time trial champion, Fabio Cancellara (Swiss National Team) today won the 39th edition of the Italian Palio del Recioto race, beating UC Trevigiani rider, Franco Pellizzotti and the Czech Pavel Zerzan, who made the mistake of throwing his arms up too early in victory. In 8th place was the another world champion (junior road), Damiano Cunego (Zalf TV), who came in 15 seconds behind the winner.


1. Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Swiss National Team
2. Franco Pellizzotti (Ita) UC Trevigiani
3. Pavel Zerzan (Cze) MG Boys 
8. Damiano Cunego (Ita) Zalf Tv                        0.15