Fabio Casartelli gave Italy the gold with Dutchman Erik Dekker second. But Latvian Ozols was the significant result of the day.
Erika Salumiae took the women's sprint title for a second time. In Seoul it was for the Soviet Union. In Barcelona it was for Estonia.
In the road race Britain's best placing was Simeon Hempsall. He was 36th, one place behind Milk Race winner Conor Henry of Ireland, after Matt Stevens had chased hard in a British bid.