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Flag signed by Milan-San Remo riders being auctioned to benefit Japanese earthquake victims

A Japanese flag signed by all the riders at the start of Saturday's Milan-San Remo is being auctioned to benefit victims of last week's earthquake in Japan.

2011 Milan - San Remo
iovanni Visconti, Miyzawa Takashi (Farnese - Neri), Thor Hushovd with the flag in Saturday in Milan. Photo: BettiniPhoto©2011

A Japanese flag signed by all the riders at the start of Saturday’s Milan-San Remo is being auctioned to benefit victims of last week’s earthquake in Japan.

Several original cycling jerseys also are being auctioned on www.all1sport.com to raise funds for the victims

Among the jersey is one signed by Tirreno-Adriatico winner Cadel Evans, that is currently bid up to more than 1,000 euros, a jersey worn by Vincenzo Nibali during Milan-San Remo (current bid 600 euros) and the jersey that Alberto Contador will donate after the Volta a Catalunya (currently at 500 euros). The auction ends Saturday March 26.