2011 Milan–San Remo
The 2011 Milan–San Remo was the 102nd running of the Milan–San Remo single-day cycling race. It was held on 19 March over a distance of 298 kilometres (185.2 miles) and was the fourth race of the 2011 UCI World Tour season.
|2011 UCI World Tour, race 4 of 27|
|Distance||298 km (185.2 mi)|
|Winning time||6h 51' 10"|
The race was won by HTC–Highroad rider Matthew Goss, who was part of an eight-man group that battled for the victory, in a sprint finish. Goss finished ahead of Leopard Trek's Fabian Cancellara – the winner of the race in 2008 – and Omega Pharma–Lotto's Philippe Gilbert, who completed the podium.
25 teams competed in the 2011 Milan–San Remo. Each team had been scheduled to start with eight riders, making a starting peloton of 200; but only 198 started the race. They were:
|1||Matthew Goss (AUS)||HTC–Highroad||6h 51' 10"|
|2||Fabian Cancellara (SUI)||Leopard Trek||s.t.|
|3||Philippe Gilbert (BEL)||Omega Pharma–Lotto||s.t.|
|4||Alessandro Ballan (ITA)||BMC Racing Team||s.t.|
|5||Filippo Pozzato (ITA)||Team Katusha||s.t.|
|6||Michele Scarponi (ITA)||Lampre–ISD||s.t.|
|7||Yoann Offredo (FRA)||FDJ||s.t.|
|8||Vincenzo Nibali (ITA)||Liquigas–Cannondale||+ 3"|
|9||Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)||BMC Racing Team||+ 10"|
|10||Stuart O'Grady (AUS)||Leopard Trek||+ 12"|
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- "Order of Arrival" (PDF). Milan–San Remo. La Gazzetta dello Sport; RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 19 March 2011.
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- "Starters list" (PDF). Milan–San Remo. La Gazzetta dello Sport; RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 19 March 2011.
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