2009 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race
|2009 UCI Road World Championships|
|Date||September 27, 2009|
|Distance||262 km (162.8 mi)|
|Winning time||6h 56' 26" (37.7582 km/h or 23.4619 mph)|
|Gold||Cadel Evans (AUS)||(Australia)|
|Silver||Alexandr Kolobnev (RUS)||(Russia)|
|Bronze||Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP)||(Spain)|
The Men's Individual Road Race of the 2009 UCI Road World Championships cycling event took place on 27 September in Mendrisio, Switzerland. The course of 262 km consisted of nineteen laps around an undulating circuit. The pre-race favourites came from the strong Italian and Spanish national squads, with Damiano Cunego and Alejandro Valverde both fancied.
The race was won by Australian Cadel Evans, the first Australian victory in the World road race. Evans, who took his third victory of the season, moved clear from a group of nine riders on the final lap to win the race.
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- Worlds Road Race Preview Gerald Churchill; Cycling-News; 26-09-09; Accessed 28-09-09. Archived 2009-09-30.
- Cadel Evans wins cycling Road Race World Championship in Mendrisio, Switzerland Brendan Gallagher 27-09-09; Accessed 28-09-09
- "Aussie Evans wins road race title". BBC Sport. 2009-09-27. Retrieved 2009-09-28.
- UCI Entry Regulations Accessed 15-09-09
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