Gallery of photos from the 2010 UCI World Championship Elite Mens Road Race won by Norwegian Thor Hushovd with Matti Breschel (Denmark) taking silver and Aussie Allan Davis bronze.
A field of 172 riders began the Elite Men’s Road World Championships at Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne and the official race begin on the Westgate Bridge. A break away made the 84.7km journey to Geelong with 11 rounds of the 15.9km circuit to complete the 257,2km race. The breakaway group lead by 22 minutes and were only caught in the last round with a sprint finish.
The Australians were strong with Cadel Evans well position in the final lap, Thor Hushovd of Norway was was set up perfect in the final stretch to take the victory ahead of Matti Breschel of Denmark and Australian Allan Davis. From a field of 172 rider, 99 completed the circuit.
RC and Niel were on site on Geelong circuit to capture the action.
A big thankyou from BNA goes to Neil who spent time with us, taking photographs and getting us around the course to the best vantage points.
Photos : Neil for BNA