Russian takes under-23 title

Tuesday, September 20, 2005 11.00pm
The older and more experienced riders are upstaged by 20-year-old Russian Mikhail Ignatiev in the wo

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Former world junior time trial champion Mikhail Ignatiev of Russia won this afternoon's under-23 championship in Madrid, beating all the pre-event favourites by a considerable margin as the wind got up late on. Ignatiev, 20, finished 35 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Dmytro Grabovski, with New Zealand's Peter Latham, another couple of seconds behind in the bronze medal position.

British track star Ed Clancy, a member of the world championship-winning team pursuit quartet, finished 37th, 4-22 down on the winner and two places ahead of procycling Fab4 member Rafaa Chtioui. British under-23 time trial champion Ben Greenwood finished 45th.

1 Mikhail Ignatiev (Russia) 37.9km in 47.24 (47.97kph)
2 Dmytro Grabovski (Ukraine) 0.35
3 Peter Latham (New Zealand) 0.37
4 Martin Mortensen (Denmark) 0.51
5 Simon Spilak (Slovenia) 1.12
6 Mark Jamieson (Australia) 1.26
7 Andrei Kunitski (Belarus) 1.39
8 Lasse Bochman (Denmark) 1.42
9 Tiziano Dall'antonia (Italy) 1.42
10 Tyler Farrar (USA) 1.44

19 William Walker (Australia) 2.22
24 Timothy Gudsell (New Zealand) 2.42
31 Ryan Roth (Canada) 3.11
37 Ed Clancy (Great Britain) 4.22
39 Rafaa Chtioui (Tunisia) 4.28
42 Steven Cozza (USA) 4.34
45 Ben Greenwood (Great Britain) 4.44

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