Tyler Hamilton

Tyler Hamilton, center, scored another cycling win for the U.S.

Lance Armstrong won the yellow jersey. Tyler Hamilton of the United States went a shade darker, winning gold in the men's road race. Fellow American Dede Barry added a silver, but the United States failed to win at least one track cycling medal for the first time since 1976.
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