2023 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

The men's road race of the 2023 UCI Road World Championships was a cycling event that took place on 6 August 2023 in Glasgow, Great Britain.[1] Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel won the race after a crash in a high speed corner, racing solo, 16 km before the finish.[2]

Men's road race
2023 UCI Road World Championships
Race details
Dates6 August 2023
Stages1 in Glasgow, Great Britain
Distance271.1 km (168.5 mi)
Winning time6h 07' 27"
   Gold Netherlands Mathieu van der Poel (NED)
   Silver Belgium Wout van Aert (BEL)
   Bronze Slovenia Tadej Pogačar (SLO)

Qualification edit

Qualification was based mainly on the UCI World Ranking by nations as of 30 June 2023.[3]

UCI World Rankings edit

The following nations qualified.[4]

Nations Riders
  Australia 8
  Great Britain
  Austria 6
  New Zealand
  United States
  Algeria 4
  South Africa
  Neutral athletes of Russian sporting nationality 1
  Costa Rica

Continental champions edit

Name Country Reason
Remco Evenepoel   Belgium Incumbent World Champion
Henok Mulubrhan   Eritrea African Champion
Pier-André Côté   Canada Panamerican Champion
Gleb Brussenskiy   Kazakhstan Asian Champion

Participating nations edit

195 cyclists from 58 nations competed in the event. The number of cyclists per nation is shown in parentheses.[5]

Final classification edit

References edit

  1. ^ "90th World Championships – Road Race". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  2. ^ "Mathieu van der Poel becomes world road cycling champion in Glasgow". The Guardian.
  3. ^ "Qualification System for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships – Road" (PDF). Union Cycliste International. Union Cycliste International. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  4. ^ "2023 UCI Cycling World Championships – Road Quota Allocation" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  5. ^ "Road Race Men's Elite 2023 Start List". ProcyclingStats. Retrieved 6 August 2023.