Rigoberto Uran Uran Wins Silver - Taylor Phinney Settles for Fourth

Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road (L-R) Silver medallist Rigoberto Uran Uran of Colombia, gold medallist Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan, and bronze medallist Alexander Kristoff of Norway celebrate during the Victory Ceremony for the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Europe) more pics »
Rigoberto Uran Uran (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images Europe)
Rigoberto Uran Uran of Colombia couldn't hold off Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan in the men's road race today at the 2012 Olympics. 

In the final 10 Kilometers, Vinokurov and Rigoberto Uran Uran broke away from the pack.  The two worked together to successfully hold off the chase pack.

With the finish line in sight, Alexandr Vinokurov surged past Uran Uran, who gave chase but couldn't get back in front before the finish line. They completed the road race in 5:45:57.

Taylor Phinney was the top rider from the United States.  Phinney finished in fourth place.

Top 10 finishers in the 2012 Olympic Road Race (Men's Cycling):




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Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road
(L-R) Silver medallist Rigoberto Uran Uran of Colombia, gold medallist Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan, and bronze medallist Alexander Kristoff of Norway celebrate during the Victory Ceremony for the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road
(L-R) Fumiyuki Beppu of Japan, Rigoberto Uran Uran of Colombia and Andriy Grivko of Ukraine ride in a paceline during the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics
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