VIDEO. Amstel Gold Race: Benoit Cosnefroy, announced winner, finally beaten at the photo finish by Michał Kwiatkowski

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Although he must have won the race, Benoit Cosnefroy finally finished second, beaten by Michał Kwiatkowski. A cruel scenario for the Frenchman since he had been announced the winner at first…

What an end to the Amstel Gold Race. Benoît Cosnefroy and Michał Kwiatkowski both arrived in the sprint. The French launched from 200m and the two men arrived at the same time, without either of the two runners raising their arms.

ud83dudeb4‍u2642ufe0fud83dude33 Huge imbroglio on the final of the Amstel Gold Race! After announcing the victory of Benoït Cosnefroy, it was finally Michał Kwiatkowski who won ahead of the Frenchman at the photo-finish… Huge false joy for the French rider. #AGR22

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After long seconds of waiting, Benoît Cosnefroy exults. Problem, the photo-finish shows the opposite … And it is indeed the Pole from Ineos who beats, with a small gut, the French. A scenario that resembles the 2021 edition between Wout Van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel. Bernard Hinault therefore remains the last French winner of the race…

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