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2018 UCI Road World Championships – Men's team time trial

The Men's team time trial of the 2018 UCI Road World Championships was a cycling event that took place on 23 September 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 34th edition of the championship, and the 7th since its reintroduction for trade teams in 2012. German team Team Sunweb were the defending champions, having won in 2017.[2] 22 teams and 132 riders entered the competition.[3]

Men's team time trial
2018 UCI Road World Championships
Race details
Dates23 September 2018
Stages1
Distance62.4 km (38.77 mi)
Winning time1h 07' 25.94"[1]
Medalists
   Gold Quick-Step Floors
   Silver Team Sunweb
   Bronze BMC Racing Team
← 2017

The race was won for the first time since 2016 by Quick-Step Floors, finishing 18.46 seconds clear of the defending champions, Team Sunweb,[1] while the BMC Racing Team completed the podium, a further 1.09 seconds in arrears.[4]

CourseEdit

The race consisted of a route 62.4 kilometres (38.8 miles) in length, starting from Ötztal and ending in Innsbruck. The route was primarily rolling, except for a climb of 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles) between Kematen in Tirol and Axams, with an average 5.5% gradient and maximum of 13% in places.[5]

Final classificationEdit

All twenty-two teams completed the 62.4-kilometre (38.8 mi)-long course.[1]

Rank Team Riders Time
1   Quick-Step Floors   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)
  Laurens De Plus (BEL)
  Bob Jungels (LUX)
  Yves Lampaert (BEL)
  Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
  Niki Terpstra (NED)
1h 07' 25.94"
2   Team Sunweb   Tom Dumoulin (NED)
  Chad Haga (USA)
  Wilco Kelderman (NED)
  Søren Kragh Andersen (DEN)
  Michael Matthews (AUS)
  Sam Oomen (NED)
+ 18.46"
3   BMC Racing Team   Patrick Bevin (NZL)
  Damiano Caruso (ITA)
  Rohan Dennis (AUS)
  Stefan Küng (SUI)
  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)
  Tejay van Garderen (USA)
+ 19.55"
4   Team Sky   Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP)
  Owain Doull (GBR)
  Vasil Kiryienka (BLR)
  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL)
  Gianni Moscon (ITA)
  Ian Stannard (GBR)
+ 44.96"
5   Mitchelton–Scott   Jack Bauer (NZL)
  Luke Durbridge (AUS)
  Michael Hepburn (AUS)
  Daryl Impey (RSA)
  Cameron Meyer (AUS)
  Matteo Trentin (ITA)
+ 56.68"
6   Movistar Team   Andrey Amador (CRC)
  Winner Anacona (COL)
  Imanol Erviti (ESP)
  Nelson Oliveira (POR)
  Marc Soler (ESP)
  Jasha Sütterlin (GER)
+ 1' 31.70"
7   Trek–Segafredo   Julien Bernard (FRA)
  Matthias Brändle (AUT)
  Fabio Felline (ITA)
  Michael Gogl (AUT)
  Ryan Mullen (IRL)
  Toms Skujiņš (LAT)
+ 2' 03.97"
8   Bora–Hansgrohe   Maciej Bodnar (POL)
  Felix Großschartner (AUT)
  Patrick Konrad (AUT)
  Gregor Mühlberger (AUT)
  Daniel Oss (ITA)
  Lukas Pöstlberger (AUT)
+ 2' 07.24"
9   CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice   Kamil Gradek (POL)
  Adrian Kurek (POL)
  Łukasz Owsian (POL)
  Szymon Sajnok (POL)
  Mateusz Taciak (POL)
  Jan Tratnik (SLO)
+ 2' 37.44"
10   Astana   Magnus Cort (DEN)
  Hugo Houle (CAN)
  Andriy Hrivko (UKR)
  Tanel Kangert (EST)
  Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)
  Michael Valgren (DEN)
+ 2' 53.79"
11   Team Katusha–Alpecin   Alex Dowsett (GBR)
  Nathan Haas (AUS)
  Reto Hollenstein (SUI)
  Tony Martin (GER)
  Nils Politt (GER)
  Mads Würtz Schmidt (DEN)
+ 2' 55.34"
12   Elkov–Author   Jan Bárta (CZE)
  Josef Černý (CZE)
  Vojtěch Hačecký (CZE)
  Alois Kaňkovský (CZE)
  Michael Kukrle (CZE)
  Jakub Otruba (CZE)
+ 3' 17.44"
13   LottoNL–Jumbo   Koen Bouwman (NED)
  Tom Leezer (NED)
  Neilson Powless (USA)
  Timo Roosen (NED)
  Jos van Emden (NED)
  Danny van Poppel (NED)
+ 3' 28.05"
14   Team Vorarlberg–Santic   Gian Friesecke (SUI)
  Daniel Geismayr (AUT)
  Davide Orrico (ITA)
  Lukas Rüegg (SUI)
  Patrick Schelling (SUI)
  Jannik Steimle (GER)
+ 4' 46.99"
15   AG2R La Mondiale   Gediminas Bagdonas (LTU)
  François Bidard (FRA)
  Nico Denz (GER)
  Silvan Dillier (SUI)
  Alexandre Geniez (FRA)
  Alexis Gougeard (FRA)
+ 5' 18.50"
16   Felbermayr–Simplon Wels   Filippo Fortin (ITA)
  Matthias Krizek (AUT)
  Daniel Lehner (AUT)
  Matthias Mangertseder (GER)
  Stephan Rabitsch (AUT)
  Riccardo Zoidl (AUT)
+ 5' 39.47"
17   Tirol Cycling Team   Tobias Bayer (AUT)
  Florian Gamper (AUT)
  Mario Gamper (AUT)
  Manuel Porzner (GER)
  Johannes Schinnagel (GER)
  Georg Zimmermann (GER)
+ 6' 24.97"
18   Hrinkow Advarics Cycleang   Patrick Bosman (AUT)
  Markus Freiberger (AUT)
  Andreas Graf (AUT)
  Andreas Hofer (AUT)
  Dominik Hrinkow (AUT)
  Jonas Rapp (GER)
+ 7' 02.77"
19   Sangemini–MG.K Vis Vega   Nicola Gaffurini (ITA)
  Michele Gazzara (ITA)
  Dario Puccioni (ITA)
  Niccolò Salvietti (ITA)
  Michele Scartezzini (ITA)
  Paolo Totò (ITA)
+ 7' 05.29"
20   Lotto–Kern Haus   Luca Henn (GER)
  Jan Hugger (GER)
  Joshua Huppertz (GER)
  Robert Kessler (GER)
  Jonas Rutsch (GER)
  Daniel Westmattelmann (GER)
+ 7' 33.42"
21   Dukla Banská Bystrica   Juraj Bellan (SVK)
  Marek Čanecký (SVK)
  Ján Andrej Cully (SVK)
  Martin Mahďar (SVK)
  Samuel Oros (SVK)
  Patrik Tybor (SVK)
+ 8' 10.00"
22   WSA–Pushbikers   Daniel Auer (AUT)
  Christian Grasmann (GER)
  Joshua Harrison (AUS)
  Felix Ritzinger (AUT)
  Jodok Salzmann (AUT)
  Helmut Trettwer (GER)
+ 8' 39.49"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Final Results / Résultat final: Men's Team Time Trial / Contre-la-montre par équipes Hommes" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 23 September 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  2. ^ "World Championships: Team Sunweb win men's team time trial". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Start List / Liste de départ: Men's Team Time Trial / Contre-la-montre par équipes Hommes" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 22 September 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  4. ^ Adams, Tom (23 September 2018). "UCI World Championships - Quick - Step Floors dominate to claim men's TTT title in Innsbruck". Eurosport. Discovery, Inc. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Up next: UCI Women's and Men's Team Time Trials". Innsbruck-Tirol 2018. Innsbruck-Tirol Cycling Championship 2018 GmbH. 22 September 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.

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