The British cyclist Mark Cavendish won the pre-Olympic race of London-Surrey Cycle Classic in London. Good performance on the part of the two Polish participants: Michał Gołaś and Bartłomiej Matysiak.
The British cyclist Mark Cavendish won in London the race of London-Surrey Cycle Classic, a pre-Olympic test, by finishing the quickest out of a group of about 20 riders, that formed itself as a result of a crash nearly 3 kilometres before the finishing line. The second to arrive was the Italian Sacha Modolo, the French Samuel Dumoulin was third. The Polish rider Michał Gołaś (Vacansoleil) gave a good performance, taking the fifth place. Bartłomiej Matysiak (CCC Polsat Polkowice) was the fifteenth.
The cyclists started from the centre of London and after arriving at the loop they did two laps. During the Olympic Games there will be nine of them, with the total distance of 250 km.
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain)
2 Sacha Modolo (Italy)
3 Samuel Dumoulin (France)
4 Stuart O’Grady (Australia)
5 Michał Gołaś (Poland)
6 Borut Bozic (Slovenia)
7 Alexander Kristoff (Norway)
8 Matthew Goss (Australia)
9 Ian Bibby (Great Britain)
10 Andrew Tennant (Great Britain)
15. Bartomiej Matysiak (Poland).