2012 UCI Road World Championships – Men's time trial

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Men's time trial
2012 UCI Road World Championships
Jersey rainbow chrono.svg
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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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  Tony Martin (GER) 58' 38.76"
2  Taylor Phinney (USA) + 5.37"
3  Vasil Kiryienka (BLR) + 1' 44.99"
4  Tejay van Garderen (USA) + 1' 49.37"
5  Fredrik Kessiakoff (SWE) + 1' 50.56"
6  Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ) + 1' 56.44"
7  Jan Bárta (CZE) + 2' 12.49"
8  Alex Dowsett (GBR) + 2' 26.06"
9  Alberto Contador (ESP) + 2' 30.00"
10  Adriano Malori (ITA) + 2' 40.54"
11  Andriy Hryvko (UKR) + 2' 43.69"
12  Svein Tuft (CAN) + 2' 56.24"
13  Tanel Kangert (EST) + 2' 57.13"
14  Riccardo Zoidl (AUT) + 2' 57.27"
15  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) + 2' 58.15"
16  Cameron Meyer (AUS) + 2' 59.65"
17  Kristijan Koren (SLO) + 3' 05.29"
18  Jérémy Roy (FRA) + 3' 08.16"
19  Gustav Larsson (SWE) + 3' 11.99"
20  Thomas De Gendt (BEL) + 3' 15.29"
21  Luke Durbridge (AUS) + 3' 17.88"
22  Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) + 3' 23.38"
23  Jesse Sergent (NZL) + 3' 25.89"
24  Kristof Vandewalle (BEL) + 3' 35.66"
25  Wilco Kelderman (NED) + 3' 39.35"
26  Maciej Bodnar (POL) + 3' 46.06"
27  Patrick Gretsch (GER) + 3' 48.78"
28  Ioannis Tamouridis (GRE) + 3' 52.35"
29  Sergey Firsanov (RUS) + 3' 56.58"
30  Matej Jurčo (SVK) + 3' 56.96"
31  Sam Bewley (NZL) + 3' 59.21"
32  Carlos Oyarzun (CHI) + 4' 03.43"
33  Ramūnas Navardauskas (LTU) + 4' 05.98"
34  Peter Velits (SVK) + 4' 07.06"
35  Rein Taaramäe (EST) + 4' 09.84"
36  Bert Grabsch (GER) + 4' 16.85"
37  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) + 4' 18.37"
38  Lieuwe Westra (NED) + 4' 18.79"
39  Jay Thomson (RSA) + 4' 19.25"
40  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) + 4' 19.82"
41  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) + 4' 25.93"
42  Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) + 4' 32.23"
43  Gatis Smukulis (LAT) + 4' 35.63"
44  Ignatas Konovalovas (LTU) + 4' 54.59"
45  Mykhaylo Kononenko (UKR) + 5' 09.20"
46  Michael Hutchinson (IRL) + 5' 22.86"
47  Vladimir Gusev (RUS) + 5' 34.37"
48  Evgeny Vakker (KGZ) + 5' 43.45"
49  José Ragonessi (ECU) + 6' 16.66"
50  Aleksejs Saramotins (LAT) + 6' 19.04"
51  Segundo Navarrete (ECU) + 7' 58.00"
52  Elchin Asadov (AZE) + 9' 12.93"
53  Andrei Krasilnikau (BLR) + 9' 17.91"
54  David Albós (AND) + 9' 18.85"
55  Jiyong Kang (KOR) + 9' 19.66"
56  Gábor Lengyel (HUN) + 13' 49.29"
 Reidar Borgersen (NOR) DNF
 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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