2012 UCI Road World Championships – Men's time trial

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Men's time trial
2012 UCI Road World Championships
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Rainbow jersey
Race details
Date 19 September 2012
Distance 46.2 km (28.71 mi)
Winning time 58' 38.76" (47.267 km/h or 29.370 mph)
Medalists
 Gold  Tony Martin (Germany)
 Silver  Taylor Phinney (United States)
 Bronze  Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)
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2012 UCI Road World Championships
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Participating nations
Elite events
List of elite cyclists
Elite road race   men   women
Elite time trial   men   women
Elite team time trial   men   women
Under-23 events
Under-23 road race   men  
Under-23 time trial   men  
Junior events
Junior road race   men   women
Junior time trial   men   women
 

The Men's time trial of the 2012 UCI Road World Championships cycling event took place on 19 September 2012 in Limburg, Netherlands.

Tony Martin defended his title by the one of the smallest margins in the history of the event. On his ride he caught up and overtook Alberto Contador who started two minutes ahead.[1]

Route[edit]

The riders completed a course that was 46.2 km (28.7 mi) starting from Heerlen and finishing in Valkenburg. There were three named climbs including the famous Cauberg that features in the Amstel Gold Race.[2][3]

Final classification[edit]

Rank Rider Time
1 Germany Tony Martin (GER) 58' 38.76"
2 United States Taylor Phinney (USA) + 5.37"
3 Belarus Vasil Kiryienka (BLR) + 1' 44.99"
4 United States Tejay van Garderen (USA) + 1' 49.37"
5 Sweden Fredrik Kessiakoff (SWE) + 1' 50.56"
6 Kazakhstan Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ) + 1' 56.44"
7 Czech Republic Jan Bárta (CZE) + 2' 12.49"
8 United Kingdom Alex Dowsett (GBR) + 2' 26.06"
9 Spain Alberto Contador (ESP) + 2' 30.00"
10 Italy Adriano Malori (ITA) + 2' 40.54"
11 Ukraine Andriy Hryvko (UKR) + 2' 43.69"
12 Canada Svein Tuft (CAN) + 2' 56.24"
13 Estonia Tanel Kangert (EST) + 2' 57.13"
14 Austria Riccardo Zoidl (AUT) + 2' 57.27"
15 France Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) + 2' 58.15"
16 Australia Cameron Meyer (AUS) + 2' 59.65"
17 Slovenia Kristijan Koren (SLO) + 3' 05.29"
18 France Jérémy Roy (FRA) + 3' 08.16"
19 Sweden Gustav Larsson (SWE) + 3' 11.99"
20 Belgium Thomas De Gendt (BEL) + 3' 15.29"
21 Australia Luke Durbridge (AUS) + 3' 17.88"
22 Spain Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) + 3' 23.38"
23 New Zealand Jesse Sergent (NZL) + 3' 25.89"
24 Belgium Kristof Vandewalle (BEL) + 3' 35.66"
25 Netherlands Wilco Kelderman (NED) + 3' 39.35"
26 Poland Maciej Bodnar (POL) + 3' 46.06"
27 Germany Patrick Gretsch (GER) + 3' 48.78"
28 Greece Ioannis Tamouridis (GRE) + 3' 52.35"
29 Russia Sergey Firsanov (RUS) + 3' 56.58"
30 Slovakia Matej Jurčo (SVK) + 3' 56.96"
31 New Zealand Sam Bewley (NZL) + 3' 59.21"
32 Chile Carlos Oyarzun (CHI) + 4' 03.43"
33 Lithuania Ramūnas Navardauskas (LTU) + 4' 05.98"
34 Slovakia Peter Velits (SVK) + 4' 07.06"
35 Estonia Rein Taaramäe (EST) + 4' 09.84"
36 Germany Bert Grabsch (GER) + 4' 16.85"
37 Denmark Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) + 4' 18.37"
38 Netherlands Lieuwe Westra (NED) + 4' 18.79"
39 South Africa Jay Thomson (RSA) + 4' 19.25"
40 Slovenia Janez Brajkovič (SLO) + 4' 19.82"
41 South Africa Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) + 4' 25.93"
42 Kazakhstan Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) + 4' 32.23"
43 Latvia Gatis Smukulis (LAT) + 4' 35.63"
44 Lithuania Ignatas Konovalovas (LTU) + 4' 54.59"
45 Ukraine Mykhaylo Kononenko (UKR) + 5' 09.20"
46 Republic of Ireland Michael Hutchinson (IRL) + 5' 22.86"
47 Russia Vladimir Gusev (RUS) + 5' 34.37"
48 Kyrgyzstan Evgeny Vakker (KGZ) + 5' 43.45"
49 Ecuador José Ragonessi (ECU) + 6' 16.66"
50 Latvia Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) + 6' 19.04"
51 Ecuador Segundo Navarrete (ECU) + 7' 58.00"
52 Azerbaijan Elchin Asadov (AZE) + 9' 12.93"
53 Belarus Andrei Krasilnikau (BLR) + 9' 17.91"
54 Andorra David Albós (AND) + 9' 18.85"
55 South Korea Jiyong Kang (KOR) + 9' 19.66"
56 Hungary Gábor Lengyel (HUN) + 13' 49.29"
Norway Reidar Borgersen (NOR) DNF
Italy Marco Pinotti (ITA) DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road World Championships: Tony Martin retains time trial title". BBC Sport (BBC). 19 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Courses" (JPEG). Limburg 2012. UCI Road World Championships Limburg 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Courses" (PDF). Limburg 2012. UCI Road World Championships Limburg 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 

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