2003 UCI Road World Championships

The 2003 UCI Road World Championships took place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, between October 7 and October 12, 2003. The event consisted of a road race and a time trial for men, women, men under 23, junior men and junior women.

2003 UCI Road World Championships
2003 UCI Road World Championships logo.png
Hamilton is located in Southern Ontario
Hamilton
Hamilton
Hamilton is located in Canada
Hamilton
Hamilton
VenueHamilton, Ontario, Canada
Date(s) (2003-10-07 - 2003-10-12)7–12 October 2003
Coordinates43°15′24″N 79°52′09″W / 43.25667°N 79.86917°W / 43.25667; -79.86917Coordinates: 43°15′24″N 79°52′09″W / 43.25667°N 79.86917°W / 43.25667; -79.86917
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David Millar was handed a two-year ban and stripped of his world time trial title by the British cycling federation for taking the banned performance enhancer EPO.[1] Following this disqualification, the UCI declared Michael Rogers as the winner with the silver medal going to Uwe Peschel and the bronze to Michael Rich.[2]

Events summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Men's road race
details
Igor Astarloa
  Spain
6h30'19" Alejandro Valverde
  Spain
+ 5" Peter van Petegem
  Belgium
s.t.
Men's time trial
details
David Millar
  Great Britain
51'17" (Stripped of title) Michael Rogers
  Australia
+ 1'25" Uwe Peschel
  Germany
s.t.
Women's Events
Women's road race
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Susanne Ljungskog
  Sweden
3h16'06" Mirjam Melchers
  Netherlands
+ 10" Nicole Cooke
  Great Britain
+ 12"
Women's time trial
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Joane Somarriba
  Spain
28'23" Judith Arndt
  Germany
+ 11" Zulfiya Zabirova
  Russia
+ 26"
Men's Under-23 Events
Men's under-23 road race
details
Sergey Lagutin
  Uzbekistan
4h14'05" Johan Van Summeren
  Belgium
s.t. Thomas Dekker
  Netherlands
s.t.
Men's under-23 time trial
details
Marcus Fothen
  Germany
38'35" Niels Scheuneman
  Netherlands
+ 18" Alexandr Bespalov
  Russia
+ 21"
Men's Junior Events
Men's Junior Road Race
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Kai Reus
  Netherlands
3h01'30" Anders Lund
  Denmark
+ 14" Lukaz Fus
  Czech Republic
s.t.
Men's Junior Time Trial
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Mikhail Ignatiev
  Russia
27'01" Dmytro Grabovskyy
  Ukraine
+ 21" Viktor Renäng
  Sweden
+ 22"
Women's Junior Events
Women's Junior Road Race
details
Loes Markerink
  Netherlands
2h05'39" Irina Tolmacheva
  Russia
s.t. Sabine Fischer
  Germany
s.t.
Women's Junior Time Trial
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Bianca Knöpfle
  Germany
22'17" Loes Markerink
  Netherlands
+ 16" Iris Slappendel
  Netherlands
+ 30"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Millar has '03 title taken, fined $1,600". hsports.espn.go.com. 4 August 2004. Retrieved 24 December 2007.
  2. ^ "Rogers confirmed as world champion". mywire.com. 8 September 2004. Retrieved 24 December 2007.

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