August 9, 2008: Spanish gold Spain's Samuel Sanchez rejoices after winning the 2008 Olympic Games men's road race gold medal at the Great Wall at Juyongguan in Beijing on Saturday. Davide Rebellin of Italy won the silver on his 37th birthday and Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland the bronze. The three were among a group of six who sprinted for victory. 143 competitors from 54 countries competed in the race.
Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante