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Spain wins Men’s Olympic Road Race

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Samuel Sánchez wins Gold in Men’s Road Race, followed by Davide Rebellin (Italy) with Silver.  Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) took third after just catching up to the leaders in the last few kilometers.  Fourth, fifth and sixth places were Alexandr Kolobnev (Russia), Andy Schleck (Luxembourg) and Michael Rogers (Australia).

Spain dominated the race, setting up an escape and win for Sánchez. – Photo © AFP Photo

Check out the full race report from CyclingNews.com or watch the footage at NBColympics.com (Scroll down the page a bit and you’ll see a screenshot link to the video).  Read more to see full results…

USA STANDINGS:
11th – Levi Leipheimer (+0:20)

17th – Christian Vandevelde (+0:30)

40th - George Hincapie (+2:36)

DNF - Jason McCartney

DNF - David Zabriskie

 

FULL STANDINGS:

1 Samuel Sánchez (Spain)               6.23.49 (38.362 km/h)
2 Davide Rebellin (Italy)
3 Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)
4 Alexandr Kolobnev (Russian Federation)
5 Andy Schleck (Luxembourg)
6 Michael Rogers (Australia)
7 Santiago Botero (Colombia)                           +0.12
8 Mario Aerts (Belgium)
9 Michael Barry (Canada)                               +0.16
10 Robert Gesink (Netherlands)                         +0.18
11 Levi Leipheimer (United States Of America)          +0.20
12 Chris Anker Sorensen (Denmark)                      +0.22
13 Alejandro Valverde (Spain)
14 Jérôme Pineau (France)
15 Cadel Evans (Australia)
16 Przemyslaw Niemec (Poland)
17 Christian Vande Velde (United States Of America)    +0.30
18 Paolo Bettini (Italy)                               +0.35
19 Vladimir Karpets (Russian Federation)               +1.10
20 Murilo Fischer (Brazil)                             +2.28
21 Fabian Wegmann (Germany)
22 Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)
23 Christian Pfannberger (Austria)
24 Gustav Erik Larsson (Sweden)
25 Nicki Sørensen (Denmark)
26 Radoslav Rogina (Croatia)
27 John-Lee Augustyn (South Africa)
28 Nuno Ribeiro (Portugal)
29 Ignas Konovalovas (Lithuania)
30 Jackson Jesus Rodriguez Ortiz (Venezuela)
31 Matthew Lloyd (Australia)
32 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Norway)
33 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Belarus)
34 Rémi Pauriol (France)
35 Tadej Valjavec (Slovenia)
36 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukraine)
37 Simon Gerrans (Australia)
38 Thomas Lövkvist (Sweden)                            +2.36
39 Thomas Rohregger (Austria)
40 George Hincapie (United States Of America)
41 José Serpa (Colombia)                               +2.38
42 Johan Van Summeren (Belgium)
43 Fränk Schleck (Luxembourg)
44 Andrey Mizourov (Kazakhstan)
45 Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic)                    +2.46
46 Kim Kirchen (Luxembourg)                            +2.51
47 Moisés Aldape Chavez (Mexico)                       +4.19
48 Rein Taaramae (Estonia)                             +7.00
49 Carlos Sastre (Spain)                               +7.17
50 Franco Pellizotti (Italy)
51 Sergey Lagutin (Uzbekistan)
52 Hossein Askari (Iran)                              +10.33
53 Ruslan Pidgornyy (Ukraine)
54 Julian Dean (New Zealand)                          +10.37
55 Jacek Morajko (Poland)
56 Ryder Hesjedal (Canada)
57 Matija Kvasina (Croatia)
58 Marcus Ljungqvist (Sweden)
59 Svein Tuft (Canada)
60 Denis Menchov (Russia)
61 Jure Golcer (Slovenia)
62 Jan Valach (Slovakia)
63 Marzio Bruseghin (Italy)
64 Nicolas Roche (Ireland)
65 Laurens Ten Dam (Netherlands)
66 Peter Kusztor (Hungary)                            +11.55
67 Ivan Stevic (Serbia)
68 Gatis Smukulis (Latvia)                            +12.59
69 Tanel Kangert (Estonia)
70 Gonzalo Garrido (Chile)
71 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)
72 Andre Cardoso (Portugal)                           +15.53
73 Aleksandr Kuschynski (Belarus)
74 Dainius Kairelis (Lithuania)
75 Petr Bencik (Czech Republic)
76 Alexandr Pliuschin (Republic of Moldova)
77 Denys Kostyuk (Ukraine)
78 Serguei Ivanov (Russian Federation)
79 Ghader Mizbani Iranagh (Iran)
80 David George (South Africa)
81 Philip Deignan (Ireland)
82 Glen Chadwick (New Zealand)
83 Alexandre Usov (Belarus)                          +26.10
84 Tomasz Marczynski (Poland)
85 Nebojsa Jovanovic (Serbia)
86 Takashi Miyazawa (Japan)                          +31.35
87 Rafai Chtioui (Tunisia)                           +39.15
88 Sungbaek Park (Korea)
89 Kin San Wu (Hong Kong, China)                     +42.08
90 Luciano Pagliarini (Brazil)                       +44.38
DNF Alberto Contador (Spain)
DNF Simon Spilak (Slovenia)
DNF Jens Voigt (Germany)
DNF Pierrick Fédrigo (France)
DNF Cyril Dessel (France)
DNF Pierre Rolland (France)
DNF Rigoberto Uran (Colombia)
DNF Ben Swift (Great Britain)
DNF Stef Clement (Netherlands)
DNF Bert Grabsch (Germany)
DNF Vincenzo Nibali (Italy)
DNF Lars Petter Nordhaug (Norway)
DNF Vladimir Miholjevic (Croatia)
DNF Christophe Brandt (Belgium)
DNF Stefan Schumacher (Germany)
DNF Brian Vandborg (Denmark)
DNF Jurgen Van den Broeck (Belgium)
DNF Timothy Gudsell (New Zealand)
DNF Patricio Almonacid (Chile)
DNF Evgeni Gerganov (Bulgaria)
DNF Borut Bozic (Slovenia)
DNF Stuart O'Grady (Australia)
DNF Maxim Iglinsky (Kazakhstan)
DNF Gabriel Rasch (Norway)
DNF Fumiyuki Beppu (Japan)
DNF Henry Raabe (Costa Rica)
DNF Mehdi Sohrabi (Iran)
DNF Mario Contreras (El Salvador)
DNF Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)
DNF Vladimir Efimkin (Russian Federation)
DNF Jason McCartney (United States Of America)
DNF Roger Hammond (Great Britain)
DNF Karsten Kroon (Netherlands)
DNF Oscar Freire (Spain)
DNF Steve Cummings (Great Britain)
DNF Maxime Monfort (Belgium)
DNF Matej Jurco (Slovakia)
DNF Roman Bronis (Slovakia)
DNF Hichem Chabane (Algeria)
DNF Juan José Haedo (Argentina)
DNF Liang Zhang (China)
DNF Ahmed Belgasem (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)
DNF Gerald Ciolek (Germany)
DNF Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)
DNF Jonathan Bellis (Great Britain)
DNF Horacio Gallardo (Bolivia)
DNF Laszlo Bodrogi (Hungary)
DNF Daniel Petrov (Bulgaria)
DNF Matias Medici (Argentina)
DNF Niki Terpstra (Netherlands)
DNF Alejandro Borrajo (Argentina)
DNF Robert Hunter (South Africa)
DNF David Zabriskie (United States Of America)
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