1996 UCI Road World Championships

The 1996 UCI Road World Championships took place in Lugano, Switzerland, between October 9 and October 13, 1996. The event consisted of a road race and a time trial for men, women and men under 23.

1996 UCI Road World Championships
Lugano is located in Switzerland
Lugano
Lugano
VenueLugano, Switzerland
Date(s) (1996-10-09 - 1996-10-13)9–13 October 1996
Coordinates46°00′18″N 08°57′09″E / 46.00500°N 8.95250°E / 46.00500; 8.95250Coordinates: 46°00′18″N 08°57′09″E / 46.00500°N 8.95250°E / 46.00500; 8.95250
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The men's road race had 151 starters, 49 classified finishers, 15 laps of 17 km, totaling 252 km. Winner's average speed: 39.39 km/hr[1]

Events summaryEdit

Event[2][3] Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Men's road race
details
Johan Museeuw
  Belgium
6h23'50" Mauro Gianetti
   Switzerland
6h23'51" Michele Bartoli
  Italy
6h24'19"
Men's time trial
details
Alex Zülle
   Switzerland
48'13" Chris Boardman
  Great Britain
48'52" Tony Rominger
   Switzerland
48'54"
Women's Events
Women's road race
details
Barbara Heeb
   Switzerland
2h53'05" Rasa Polikevičiūtė
  Lithuania
2h53'22" Linda Jackson
  Canada
2h53'42"
Women's time trial
details
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli
  France
35'16.07" Catherine Marsal
  France
36'05.00" Alessandra Cappellotto
  Italy
36'10.47"
Men's Under-23 Events
Men's under-23 road race
details
Giuliano Figueras
  Italy
4h23'50" Roberto Sgambelluri
  Italy
4h23'51" Luca Sironi
  Italy
4h24'19"
Men's under-23 time trial
details
Luca Sironi
  Italy
37'51.89" Roberto Sgambelluri
  Italy
38'44.38" Andreas Klöden
  Germany
38'48.39"

ReferencesEdit