2018 UCI Road World Championships – Men's under-23 time trial

The Men's under-23 time trial of the 2018 UCI Road World Championships was a cycling event that took place on 24 September 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 23rd edition of the event, for which Danish rider Mikkel Bjerg was the defending champion, having won in 2017.[2] 71 riders from 42 nations entered the competition,[3] held over a rolling route 27.7 kilometres (17.2 miles) in length, starting from Wattens and ending in Innsbruck.

Men's under-23 time trial
2018 UCI Road World Championships
The final podium (from left to right): Brent Van Moer (Belgium), Mikkel Bjerg and Mathias Norsgaard (both Denmark)
The final podium (from left to right): Brent Van Moer (Belgium), Mikkel Bjerg and Mathias Norsgaard (both Denmark)
Race details
Dates24 September 2018
Stages1
Distance27.7 km (17.21 mi)
Winning time32' 31.05"[1]
Medalists
   Gold Denmark Mikkel Bjerg (DEN)
   Silver Belgium Brent Van Moer (BEL)
   Bronze Denmark Mathias Norsgaard (DEN)
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Bjerg became the first rider to win a second under-23 world time trial title,[4] finishing 33.47 seconds clear of his closest competitor, Belgium's Brent Van Moer.[5] The podium placings were completed by Bjerg's Danish team-mate Mathias Norsgaard,[6] a further 4.83 seconds behind Van Moer.

QualificationEdit

All National Federations were allowed to enter four riders for the race, with a maximum of two riders to start. In addition to this number, the outgoing World Champion and the current continental champions were also able to take part.[7]

Continental and defending World championsEdit

Championship Name Note
Outgoing World Champion   Mikkel Bjerg (DEN) Competed
European Champion   Edoardo Affini (ITA)
Pan American Champion   Diego Ferreyra (CHI)
Asian Champion   Hang Shi (CHN) Did not compete
Oceanian Champion   Jake Marryatt (NZL)

Participating nationsEdit

71 cyclists from 42 nations were scheduled to take part in the men's under-23 time trial.[3] However, one rider – Syria's Tarek Al Moakee – did not start, therefore reducing the event to 70 competitors from 41 nations. The number of cyclists per nation is shown in parentheses.[1]

Final classificationEdit

All 70 race starters completed the 27.7-kilometre (17.2 mi)-long course.[1]

Rank Rider Time
1   Mikkel Bjerg (DEN) 32' 31.05"
2   Brent Van Moer (BEL) + 33.47"
3   Mathias Norsgaard (DEN) + 38.30"
4   Edoardo Affini (ITA) + 44.48"
5   Ethan Hayter (GBR) + 45.65"
6   Tobias Foss (NOR) + 50.60"
7   Brandon McNulty (USA) + 52.79"
8   Stefan de Bod (RSA) + 59.43"
9   Matteo Sobrero (ITA) + 1' 01.39"
10   Callum Scotson (AUS) + 1' 01.52"
11   Stefan Bissegger (SUI) + 1' 01.90"
12   Patrick Gamper (AUT) + 1' 03.53"
13   Andreas Leknessund (NOR) + 1' 03.67"
14   Lennard Kämna (GER) + 1' 04.66"
15   Max Kanter (GER) + 1' 05.04"
16   Pascal Eenkhoorn (NED) + 1' 06.31"
17   Mark Padun (UKR) + 1' 07.49"
18   Alexys Brunel (FRA) + 1' 08.10"
19   Jakub Otruba (CZE) + 1' 11.66"
20   Senne Leysen (BEL) + 1' 18.57"
21   Nickolas Zukowsky (CAN) + 1' 20.33"
22   Filip Maciejuk (POL) + 1' 22.37"
23   Gage Hecht (USA) + 1' 22.72"
24   Julius van den Berg (NED) + 1' 24.28"
25   Michael O'Loughlin (IRL) + 1' 27.63"
26   Tom Wirtgen (LUX) + 1' 30.90"
27   Charlie Tanfield (GBR) + 1' 31.70"
28   Ivo Oliveira (POR) + 1' 34.52"
29   Jaime Castrillo (ESP) + 1' 38.06"
30   João Almeida (POR) + 1' 39.77"
31   Johan Price-Pejtersen (DEN) + 1' 40.74"
32   Nikolay Cherkasov (RUS) + 1' 42.91"
33   Barnabás Peák (HUN) + 1' 44.79"
34   Markus Wildauer (AUT) + 1' 44.93"
35   Thibault Guernalec (FRA) + 1' 48.93"
36   Alexander Konychev (ITA) + 1' 53.41"
37   Kent Main (RSA) + 2' 00.02"
38   Conn McDunphy (IRL) + 2' 06.44"
39   Marc Hirschi (SUI) + 2' 07.20"
40   Adam Roberge (CAN) + 2' 08.62"
41   Jaka Primožič (SLO) + 2' 33.39"
42   Norman Vahtra (EST) + 2' 37.30"
43   Diego Ferreyra (CHI) + 2' 50.30"
44   Sergio Tu (TWN) + 2' 53.77"
45   Veljko Stojnić (SRB) + 2' 55.89"
46   Andreas Miltiadis (CYP) + 2' 57.45"
47   Shoi Matsuda (JPN) + 2' 58.18"
48   Igor Chzhan (KAZ) + 3' 00.36"
49   Masaki Yamamoto (JPN) + 3' 00.88"
50   Pit Leyder (LUX) + 3' 08.25"
51   Petr Rikunov (RUS) + 3' 12.72"
52   Tegshbayar Batsaikhan (MGL) + 3' 15.46"
53   Matúš Štoček (SVK) + 3' 20.59"
54   Redwan Ebrahim (ETH) + 3' 24.94"
55   Henok Mulubrhan (ERI) + 3' 36.89"
56   José Félix Parra (ESP) + 3' 37.34"
57   Timur Maleev (UKR) + 3' 39.30"
58   Andrej Petrovski (MKD) + 3' 41.57"
  Adrián Babič (SVK) + 3' 41.57"
60   Jambaljamts Sainbayar (MGL) + 3' 49.61"
61   Awet Habtom (ERI) + 3' 52.31"
62   Samuel Mugisha (RWA) + 3' 52.62"
63   Ognjen Ilić (SRB) + 4' 03.73"
64   Izidor Penko (SLO) + 4' 13.13"
65   Joseph Areruya (RWA) + 4' 23.85"
66   Paul Daumont (BUR) + 4' 47.03"
67   Million Beza (ETH) + 5' 31.63"
68   Musa Mikayilzade (AZE) + 6' 46.48"
69   Othman Harakat (MAR) + 7' 13.41"
70   Tyler Cole (TRI) + 13' 28.47"
  Tarek Al Moakee (SYR) DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Final Results / Résultat final: Men Under 23 Individual Time Trial / Contre-la-montre individuel Hommes U23" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  2. ^ Windsor, Richard (18 September 2017). "Denmark's Mikkel Bjerg puts in unstoppable performance to win men's U23 time trial world title". Cycling Weekly. TI Media. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Start List / Liste de départ: Men Under 23 Individual Time Trial / Contre-la-montre individuel Hommes U23" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 23 September 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  4. ^ Childers, Chad (25 September 2018). "Bjerg Repeats as U23 World Time Trial Champion". Hagens Berman Axeon. Axel Merckx Project. Retrieved 14 October 2018. Bjerg is the first rider in history to repeat in the event.
  5. ^ Ryan, Barry (24 September 2018). "World Championships: Mikkel Bjerg wins U23 Men's time trial title". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Worlds: Bjerg defends U23 TT title; Ammerlaan tops junior women TT". VeloNews. Competitor Group. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Nations and quotas of athletes revealed for Innsbruck-Tirol, Austria" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. Deltatre. 16 August 2018. p. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 September 2018. Retrieved 14 October 2018.

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