Gilbert pleased with Olympic performance

One of the forefront protagonists at the Olympic road race on Saturday, Philippe Gilbert, has been continuing to build up good form after what has been a rather disappointing season so far for the BMC rider. The Belgian, who attacked twice in the 250km race and was riding solo in front before the finale, executed his national team's strategy to perfection: a powerful breakaway and Tom Boonen in the bunch in case of a mass sprint.

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