Mick Rogers to be presented with Olympic bronze medal 11 years after event

Australian initially placed fourth in the individual time trial at Athens 2004, but was pushed up to third after Tyler Hamilton admitted to doping

Michael Rogers at the 2014 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo) is due to be presented with an Olympic bronze medal on Tuesday night at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, 11 years after finishing fourth in the individual time trial at the 20o4 Olympics.

The Australian, then 24-years-old, had missed out on a podium place by three seconds to American Bobby Julich and 30 seconds behind original victor Tyler Hamilton.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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