World Road Championship

Discussion in 'Road Cycling' started by Guest, Oct 13, 2001.

  1. Guest

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    The World Road Championship is being help this Sunday the 14th. The race is taking place in Lisbon and its said to be the toughest World's course since Lugano in '96' and we should see plenty of attacking racing.  :)

    Below is the start list (current sat 13th).
    Who do you think will take the win? My picks are 1) Jan Ullrich  2) Richard Virenque

    Start list
    1 Romans Vainsteins (Lat)
    2 Raivis Belohvosciks (Lat)
    3 Andris Reiss (Lat)
    4 Dariusz Baranowski (Pol)
    5 Piotr Chmielewski (Pol)
    6 Zbigniew Piatek (Pol)
    7 Piotr Przydzial (Pol)
    8 Zbigniew Spruch (Pol)
    9 Sylvester Szmyd (Pol)
    10 Piotr Wadecki (Pol)
    11 Arkadiusz Wojtas (Pol)
    12 Joseba Beloki Dorronsoro (Spa)
    13 Manuel Beltran Martinez (Spa)
    14 Santiago Blanco Gil (Spa)
    15 Angel Luis Casero Moreno (Spa)
    16 Iñigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro (Spa)
    17 Rafael Diaz Justo (Spa)
    18 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa)
    19 Igor Gonzalez De Galdeano (Spa)
    20 Aitor Osa Eizaguirre (Spa)
    21 José Luis Rubiera Vigil (Spa)
    22 Oscar Sevilla Ribera (Spa)
    23 Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa)
    24 Michele Bartoli (Ita)
    25 Ivan Basso (Ita)
    26 Paolo Bettini (Ita)
    27 Francesco Casagrande (Ita)
    28 Danilo Di Luca (Ita)
    29 Gianni Faresin (Ita)
    30 Giuliano Figueras (Ita)
    31 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita)
    32 Eddy Mazzoleni (Ita)
    33 Daniele Nardello (Ita)
    34 Davide Rebellin (Ita)
    35 Gilberto Simoni (Ita)
    36 Rolf Aldag (Ger)
    37 Danilo Hondo (Ger)
    38 Kai Hundertmark (Ger)
    39 Jörg Jaksche (Ger)
    40 Matthias Kessler (Ger)
    41 Andreas Klier (Ger)
    42 Grischa Niermann (Ger)
    43 Stephan Schreck (Ger)
    (Gr)
    45 Jens Voigt (Ger)
    46 Christian Werner (Ger)
    47 Erik Zabel (Ger)
    48 Niki Aebersold (Swi)
    49 Pierre Bourquenoud (Swi)
    50 Martin Elmiger (Swi)
    51 Mauro Gianetti (Swi)
    52 Christian Heule (Swi)
    53 Alexandre Moos (Swi)
    54 Felice Puttini (Swi)
    55 Daniel Schnider (Swi)
    56 Marcel Strauss (Swi)
    57 Steve Zampieri (Swi)
    58 Beat Zberg (Swi)
    59 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi)
    60 Cadel Evans (Aus)
    61 Mathew Hayman (Aus)
    62 Patrick Jonker (Aus)
    63 Tom Leaper (Aus)
    64 Nathan O'neill (Aus)
    65 Michael Rogers (Aus)

    66 Antonio Cruz (USA)
    67 Damon Kluck (USA)
    68 Levy Leipheimer (USA)
    69 Chann Mcrae (USA)
    70 Seth Pelusi (USA)
    71 Michael Boogerd (Ned)
    72 Jan Boven (Ned)
    73 Bram De Groot (Ned)
    74 Steven De Jongh (Ned)
    75 Erik Dekker (Ned)
    76 Maarten Den Bakker (Ned)
    77 Bert Hiemstra (Ned)
    78 Karsten Kroon (Ned)
    79 Marc Lotz (Ned)
    80 Matthé Pronk (Ned)
    81 Thorwald Veneberg (Ned)
    82 Bart Voskamp (Ned)
    83 Mario Aerts (Bel)
    84 Serge Baguet (Bel)
    85 Christophe Brandt (Bel)
    86 Dave Bruylandts (Bel)
    87 Nico Mattan (Bel)
    88 Axel Merckx (Bel)
    89 Johan Museeuw (Bel)
    90 Chris Peers (Bel)
    91 Andrei Tchmil (Bel)
    92 Peter Van Petegem (Bel)
    93 Geert Verheyen (Bel)
    94 Marc Wauters (Bel)
    95 Martin Derganc (Slo)
    96 Andrej Hauptman (Slo)
    97 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo)
    98 Tadej Valjavec (Slo)
    99 Niklas Axelsson (Swe)
    100 Marcus Ljungqvist (Swe)
    101 Mark Lovatt (GBr)
    102 David Millar (GBr)
    103 Maximilian Sciandri (GBr)
    104 Charles Wegelius (GBr)
    105 Frédéric Bessy (Fra)
    106 Franck Bouyer (Fra)
    107 Florent Brard (Fra)
    108 Laurent Brochard (Fra)
    109 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra)
    110 Stéphane Goubert (Fra)
    111 Patrice Halgand (Fra)
    112 Stéphane Heulot (Fra)
    113 Jean-Cyril Robin (Fra)
    114 Jean-Michel Tessier (Fra)
    115 Ludovic Turpin (Fra)
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    117 Michael Blaudzun (Den)
    118 Frank Hoj (Den)
    119 Bjarke Nielsen (Den)
    120 Jorgen Bo Petersen (Den)
    121 Michael Rasmussen (Den)
    122 Michael Skelde (Den)
    123 Morten Sonne (Den)
    124 Rolf Sorensen (Den)
    125 Lauri Aus (Est)
    126 Innar Mandoja (Est)
    127 Raimondas Rumsas (Ltu)
    128 Arturas Trumpauskas (Ltu)
    129 Ryan Cox (RSA)
    130 Nicholas White (RSA)
    131 Santiago Botero Echeverry (Col)
    132 Marlon Alirio Perez Arango (Col)
    133 Ivaïlo Gabrovski (Bul)
    134 Morten Hegreberg (Nor)
    135 Kairat Baigudinov (Kaz)
    136 Dmitri Fofonov (Kaz)
    137 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz)
    138 Konstantin Kuznetsov (Kaz)
    139 Andrey Mizourov (Kaz)
    140 Igor Pugaci (Mda)
    141 Alexandru Sabalin (Mda)
    142 Julio Alberto Perez Cuapio (Mex)
    143 Laszlo Bodrogi (Hun)
    144 Csaba Szekeres (Hun)
    145 Jan Hruska (Cze)
    146 Tomas Konecny (Cze)
    147 Gerrit Glomser (Aut)
    148 Peter Luttenberger (Aut)
    149 Harald Morscher (Aut)
    150 Gerhard Trampusch (Aut)
    151 Denis Bondarenko (Rus)
    152 Vladislav Borisov (Rus)
    153 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus)
    154 Dmitri Gaynitdinov (Rus)
    155 Serguei Ivanov (Rus)
    156 Dmitri Konyshev (Rus)
    157 Serguei Lelekin (Rus)
    158 Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus)
    159 Evgeni Petrov (Rus)
    160 Faat Zakirov (Rus)
    161 Nuno Alves (Por)
    162 Gonçalo José Amorim Valada (Por)
    163 Rui Lavarinhas (Por)
    164 Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por)
    165 Kam-Po Wong (HKg)
    166 Vladimir Duma (Ukr)
    167 Aleksander Kliemienko (Ukr)
    168 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr)
    169 Michael Barry (Can)
    170 Mark Walters (Can)
    171 Glen Mitchell (NZl)
    172 Brendon Vesty (NZl)
     
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  2. Vo2

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    Ullrich for me too.
     
  3. Guest

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    Jan for me, richard venrique or what ever is a doper and doesent deserve it in my opinion
     
  4. Guest

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    He is a doper and i've never liked him, but he does have good form at the moment.
     
  5. Vo2

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    So it was Oscar Freire then. Good race in the end.
     
  6. Guest

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    Below are the results for anyone interested. Didn't Oscar Freire also win the world title in 99?
    Our MTB star finised 26th, not to bad at all ;)

    1 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) 6.07.21 (40.504 km/h)
    2 Paolo Bettini (Ita)
    3 Andrej Hauptman (Slo)
    4 Erik Dekker (Ned)
    5 Erik Zabel (Ger)
    6 Piotr Wadecki (Pol)
    7 Giuliano Figueras (Ita)
    8 Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus)
    9 Tomas Konecny (Cze)
    10 Beat Zberg (Swi)
    11 Michele Bartoli (Ita)
    12 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita)
    13 Jan Ullrich (Ger)
    14 Faat Zakirov (Rus)
    15 Arkadiusz Wojtas (Pol)
    16 Zbigniew Piatek (Pol)
    17 Dave Bruylandts (Bel)
    18 Niklas Axelsson (Swe)
    19 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus)
    20 Niki Aebersold (Swi)
    21 Denis Bondarenko (Rus)
    22 Mario Aerts (Bel)
    23 Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa)
    24 Rui Miguel Sousa Barbosa (Por)
    25 Chann Mcrae (USA)
    26 Cadel Evans (Aus)
    27 Tadej Valjavec (Slo)
    28 Levi Leipheimer (USA)
    29 Santiago Botero Echeverry (Col)
    30 Andrei Tchmil (Bel)

    cheers!
     
  7. Vo2

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    Gee, 26th for a mountain biker ain't bad at all! He probably loved those climbs! Closest anyone from SA got was Ryan Cox = 65th. Nicholas White (whom I thought was going to do real well) DNF.
     
  8. Guest

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    Several people think cadel evens is the kind of rider who could do well in the TDF
     
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