Celebrating Too Early/Late

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Romain Hardy, 2nd at Trofeo Laigueglia
Winner: Fabio Felline

Could be it chalked up to a beginner's mistake? Being so excited about (finally) beating Kittel and Cavendish in a direct sprint that he forgot the part where you actually have to be first all the way across the line...

SafeBet said:
The more I watch it the more I think he would've lost anyway. Impressive sprint by Ewan though.
Yep, push come to shove I think he loses it anyway. Kittel took it by half a wheel and Ewan was only starting to post up. It would've thisclose, though.
Sep 28, 2014
I don't understand this one. No photographers after the line, a motorcycle following you over the finishline, let alone a very loudly rang bell. Considering that, it took him ages to find out he did not win.