João Almeida in a sprint

João Almeida in 14th at the European Cycling Championships. Colbrelli won.

Cyclist João Almeida was ranked 14th in the European road race, which ended last Sunday in Trento (Italy). Thus, João was the best Portuguese in the competition.
  Sonny Colbrelli covered the 179.2 kilometers of the race in 4:19.45 hours and won the race.
In second place was the Belgian Remco Evenepoel and in third place while the Frenchman Benoit Cosnefroy.

Rui Costa, world champion in 2013 and ranked sixth at the 2016 European Championships, finished in 18th place, 9.13 minutes from Colbrelli.
Nelson Oliveira was in 28th place and Ruben Guerreiro, Rui Oliveira and Rafael Reis had given up.