Vinokourov wins men's road race
- Published: 28 Jul 2012 at 22.48
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Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan claimed an unexpected but deserved win in the men's Olympic road race Saturday, wrecking Mark Cavendish's hopes of delivering a first gold of the Games for the hosts.
Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Olympic men's cycling road race.
Colombia's Rigoberto Uran won the silver with Norway's Alexander Kristoff taking the bronze after 249.5 km of racing which finished in the shadow of Buckingham Palace on The Mall.
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