Alexandr Vinokurov Claims Road Race Gold

Alexandr Vinokurov Claims Road Race Gold

  • Posted: Jul 28, 2012
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He  triumphed in a dramatic men’s Road Race to claim gold for Kazakhstan.

Colombia’s Rigoberto Uran Uran claimed silver, with Norway’s Alexander Kristoff third.

Great Britain’s Mark Cavendish, the world champion, was unable to put himself in a position to attack late on as Vinokurov won the sprint for the line.

With a 12-man escape group established and rivals attacking all around them on the nine ascents of Box Hill, Britain remained calm, riding at Cavendish’s tempo on the climb and at high pace on the descents and the flat. read more

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