2011 Milan–San Remo

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2011 Milan–San Remo
2011 UCI World Tour, race 4 of 27
Route of 2008 - 2011
Route of 2008 - 2011
Race details
Dates 19 March
Stages 1
Distance 298 km (185.2 mi)
Winning time 6h 51' 10"
Results
  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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