2011 Milan – San Remo

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2011 Milan – San Remo
2011 UCI World Tour, race 4 of 27
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Route of 2008 - 2011
Race details
Date 19 March
Distance 298 km (185.2 mi)
Winning time 6h 51' 10" (43.486 km/h or 27.021 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Matthew Goss (AUS) (HTC-Highroad)
Second  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Leopard Trek)
Third  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (Omega Pharma-Lotto)
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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.

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.[1][2] 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.[3]

Teams[edit]

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:[4]

Results[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
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"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goss earns Australia's first Milan-San Remo win". Yahoo! Eurosport (TF1 Group). Reuters. 19 March 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Order of Arrival" (PDF). Milan – San Remo. La Gazzetta dello Sport; RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  3. ^ FitzGerald, Michael (19 March 2011). "Goss upstages the favourites in San Remo". Yahoo!Eurosport (TF1 Group). Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Starters list" (PDF). Milan – San Remo. La Gazzetta dello Sport; RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 

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