This Week in Race History (Oct. 3-9)

15 years ago: Miguel Indurain won the World Championship Time Trial, then in its second year of existence.  Abraham Olano won the World Championship Road Race, 35 seconds ahead of second place Indurain.  Heavy rains resulted in only 20 riders crossing the finish line.

Indurain’s TT win and  second place road finish is the closest anyone has come to the time trial/road race double.  His podium visits also mark the last time a reigning Tour de France yellow jersey winner medaled in the Worlds.

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