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Three days to men's road race

The athletes are filing into Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with most of the competitors in the men's and women's road races already taking to the course for a preview.

Vincenzo Nibali (Italy), one of the favourites to win the gold on Saturday, took to the course on Wednesday morning with his teammates.

The velodrome has been holding regular training sessions, with Australia, Germany, and Russia testing out the boards.

Cyclingnews will be bringing full coverage of the Olympic Games.

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