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1996 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

Men's Individual Road Race
1996 UCI Road World Championships
Rainbow jersey
Race details
Dates13 October 1996
Distance252 km (156.6 mi)
Winning time6h 23' 50"
  Winner  Johan Museeuw (BEL) (Belgium)
  Second  Mauro Gianetti (SUI) (Switzerland)
  Third  Michele Bartoli (ITA) (Italy)
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The men's road race at the 1996 UCI Road World Championships was the 63rd edition of the event. The race took place on Sunday 13 October 1996 in Lugano, Switzerland.[1] The race was won by Johan Museeuw of Belgium.[2]

Final classification

General classification (1–10)[3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Johan Museeuw (BEL) 6h 23' 50"
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Mauro Gianetti (SUI) + 1"
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Michele Bartoli (ITA) + 29"
4  Axel Merckx (BEL) + 29"
5  Richard Virenque (FRA) + 30"
6  Andrea Tafi (ITA) + 30"
7  Laurent Jalabert (FRA) + 1' 26"
8  Davide Rebellin (ITA) + 1' 26"
9  Tony Rominger (SUI) + 1' 26"
10  Bjarne Riis (DEN) + 1' 26"


  1. ^ "1996 World Pro Road Championships". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  2. ^ "World Cycling Championships, Switzerland". Cycling News. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  3. ^ "1996 World Championship". First Cycling. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  4. ^ "63ème Championnat du monde sur route 1996". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 24 December 2004.
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1996 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race
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