2001 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

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Men's Individual Road Race
2001 UCI Road World Championships

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Race details
Dates 14 October 2001
Stages 1
Distance 254.1 [1]  km (157.9 mi)
Winning time 6h 07' 21"
Results
  WinnerFlag of Spain.svg  Óscar Freire  (ESP)(Spain)
  SecondFlag of Italy.svg  Paolo Bettini  (ITA)(Italy)
  ThirdFlag of Slovenia.svg  Andrej Hauptman  (SLO)(Slovenia)
  2000
2002  

The men's road race at the 2001 UCI Road World Championships was the 68th edition of the event. The race took place on Sunday 14 October 2001 in Lisbon, Portugal on a 12.1 km (7.5 mi) circuit. [2] [3] The race was won by Óscar Freire of Spain. [4]

UCI Road World Championships – Mens road race

The UCI Road World Championships Elite Men's Road Race is a one-day event for professional cyclists that takes place annually. The winner is considered the World Cycling Champion and earns the right to wear the Rainbow Jersey for a full year in road race or stage events. The event is a single 'mass start' road race with the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance.

2001 UCI Road World Championships

The 2001 UCI Road World Championships took place in Lisbon, Portugal, between October 9 and October 14, 2001. The event consisted of a road race and a time trial for men, women, men under 23, junior men and junior women.

Lisbon Capital city in Lisbon metropolitan area, Portugal

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 505,526 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2. Its urban area extends beyond the city's administrative limits with a population of around 2.8 million people, being the 11th-most populous urban area in the European Union. About 3 million people live in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. It is mainland Europe's westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. The westernmost areas of its metro area form the westernmost point of Continental Europe, which is known as Cabo da Roca, located in the Sintra Mountains.

Final classification

General classification (1–10) [1] [5] [6]
Rank Rider Time
Flag of Spain.svg  Óscar Freire  (ESP)6h 07' 21"
Flag of Italy.svg  Paolo Bettini  (ITA) + 0"
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Andrej Hauptman  (SLO) + 0"
4Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Erik Dekker  (NED) + 0"
5 Flag of Germany.svg  Erik Zabel  (GER) + 0"
6Flag of Poland.svg  Piotr Wadecki  (POL) + 0"
7 Flag of Italy.svg  Giuliano Figueras  (ITA) + 0"
8Flag of Russia.svg  Gennady Mikhaylov  (RUS) + 0"
9Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Tomáš Konečný  (CZE) + 0"
10Flag of Switzerland.svg  Beat Zberg  (SUI) + 0"

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