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Kazakhstan's Vinokourov Wins Gold In Men's Cycling Road Race


Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov celebrates as he crosses the finish line in London.

Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinokourov celebrates as he crosses the finish line in London.

Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan won a gold medal in the men's cycling road race on July 28, outsprinting Colombian Rigoberto Uran, who took silver.

The pair surged clear from a breakaway group with around 10 kilometres to go and Vinokourov, who was the silver medallist in Sydney 12 years ago, held on to win it.

Alexander Kristoff of Norway won a bunch sprint to win the bronze medal.
Based on reporting by Reuters
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