2011 UCI Road World Championships
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Schedule, Reports and Results
Day 1 - Monday 19 September
Time trial Junior Women, 13,9 km: Elinor Barker got the GB Cycling Team's World Championships off to a great start with silver in the Junior Women's Time Trial:
Time trial Under 23 Men, 35,2 km: Luke Durbridge of Australia produced an outstanding ride to win the under-23 Men's Time Trial by over half a minute. GB's Mark Christian finished 30th:
Day 2 - Tuesday 20 September
9.30am-1.15pm: Time trial Junior Men, 27,8 km The Junior Men's Time Trial, which was won by Dane Mads Wurtz-Schmidt. The GB Cycling Team's first year junior Jon Dibben finished 8th.
2pm-5.10pm: Time trial Elite Women, 27,8 km: Judith Arndt of Germany won the gold medal, but GB's Emma Pooley put in a great defence of her title, taking third place.
Day 3 - Wednesday 21 September
12.30pm-5.05pm: Time trial Elite Men, 46,4 km Bradley Wiggins has scored a silver medal - Britain's second Time Trial World Championship podium in two years.
Day 4 - Friday 23 September
9.30am-11.55am Road race Junior Women, 70 km Lucy Garner is the 2011 Junior World Road Race Champion, sprinting to the line in her rookie year and distancing her competitors in a moment reminiscent of Nicole Cooke's 2008 Olympic win.
1pm-5.15pm Road race Under 23 Men, 168 km Britain's Andy Fenn continued Britain's medal run on day four of the UCI Road World Championships, finishing third in a punishing final sprint to the line of the under-23 men's road race.
Day 5 - Saturday 24 September
9am -12.30pm: Road race Junior Men, 126 km (9 x 14km) Pierre Henri Lecuisinier of France took the World Junior Road Race title in a thrilling final sprint in Copenhagen. Owain Doull, active all morning was the best of the GB contingent, finishing 24th.
1.30pm-5.15pm: Road race Elite Women, 140 km (10 x 14km) Giorgia Bronzini of Italy retained her world title in a bunch sprint at the end of a cagey Elite Women's Road Race. Marianne Vos took silver, Teutenberg bronze with Great Britain's Nicole Cooke finishing fourth.
Day 6 - Sunday 25 September
10am-5.05pm: Road race Elite Men, 266 km (17 x 14km + 28 km, from start in Copenhagen town center) Mark Cavendish is Elite Men's Road World Champion, after a courageous, dominant performance from the GB team, who had to close down a multitude of dangerous breakaway attacks. The GB team took the race on from the start, sticking to their plan with rigour, policing the front of the peloton, never tempted to play the percentage game and throw a man into one of the numerous guerilla attacks by other nations.
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