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Liquigas’ Nibali and Chicchi take all the spoils at the Tour of Slovenia

Liquigas closed out of the Tour of Slovenia on Sunday with a double. Francesco Chicchi kicked to victory in the final stage while Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall.

Liquigas closed out of the Tour of Slovenia on Sunday with a double.

Francesco Chicchi kicked to victory in the final stage while Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall.

Chicchi sprinted to victory Sunday ahead of Jaroslaw Marycz (Saxo Bank), with Borut Bozie (Vacansoleil) crossing the line third.

Nibali finished safely in the main pack to win the overall title in his first major race since finishing third overall at the Giro d’Italia.

Nibali finished 41 seconds ahead of compatriot Giovanni Visconti (ISD), with Danish climbing specialist Chris-Anker Sorensen (Saxo Bank) rounding out the podium at 51 seconds back.