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The 2006 UCI Road World Championships took place in Salzburg, Austria, between September 19 and September 24, 2006. The event consisted of a road race and a time trial for men, women and men under 23.

2006 UCI Road World Championships
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VenueSalzburg, Austria
Date(s) (2006-09-19 - 2006-09-24)19–24 September 2006
Events6
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The Men's road race saw Italian Olympic champion Paolo Bettini triumph, while Swiss Fabian Cancellara won his first time trial world title.

The women's road race title was won by Marianne Vos, in her first year of racing at senior level.

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Participating nationsEdit

A total of 574 cyclists from 54 national federations participated. The number of cyclists per nation that competed is shown in parentheses.

Participating nations
Click on a nation to go to the nations' UCI Road World Championships page

Events summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Men's road race
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Paolo Bettini
  Italy
6:15:36 Erik Zabel
  Germany
st. Alejandro Valverde
  Spain
st.
Men's time trial
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Fabian Cancellara
   Switzerland
1:00:11.75 David Zabriskie
  United States
1:01:41.72 Alexander Vinokourov
  Kazakhstan
1:02:01.47
Women's Events
Women's road race
details
Marianne Vos
  Netherlands
3:20.26 Trixi Worrack
  Germany
st. Nicole Cooke
  Great Britain
st.
Women's time trial
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Kristin Armstrong
  United States
35:04.89 Karin Thürig
   Switzerland
35:30.06 Christine Thorburn
  United States
35:34.25
Men's Under-23 Events
Men's under-23 road race
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Gerald Ciolek
  Germany
4:00.50 Romain Feillu
  France
st. Alexander Khatuntsev
  Russia
st.
Men's under-23 time trial
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Dominique Cornu
  Belgium
49:28.42 Mikhail Ignatiev
  Russia
50:05.52 Jérôme Coppel
  France
50:13.08

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Germany 1 2 0 3
2   United States 1 1 1 3
3    Switzerland 1 1 0 2
4=   Belgium 1 0 0 1
4=   Italy 1 0 0 1
4=   Netherlands 1 0 0 1
7=   France 0 1 1 2
7=   Russia 0 1 1 2
9=   Great Britain 0 0 1 1
9=   Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1
9=   Spain 0 0 1 1
Total 6 6 6 18

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