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Date of birth
25 May 1985
Sport GuidesCYCLING - ROAD
Branislau Samoilau competed in CYCLING - ROAD
Did you know?
- The men’s Road Race is approximately 250km long, while the women race over 140km. In both races all competitors start together.
- For the shorter Time Trial (44km for men, 29km for women), the riders start 90 seconds apart, and the winner is the rider with the fastest time over the course.
- The road races start and end in The Mall while the time trials will begin and end at historic Hampton Court Palace in south-west London.
- Road cycling has appeared at every Olympic Games since 1912, when Rudolph ‘Okey’ Lewis of South Africa won the time trial.
- A total of 212 cyclists will take part in the road races at London 2012.
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