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UCI Road World Championships Elite Men’s TTT Results + PHOTOS – BMC Defends their Title

by pedalmag.com
BMC Racing  ©  Cor Vos
September 20, 2015 (Richmond, VA) – BMC Racing Team defended their Elite Men’s TTT title World Championship fending off all challengers in the 38.8km contest as Etixx – Quick Step claimed the silver and Movistar the bronze. Orica GreenEdge looked like they may challenge but the wheels came off after the last split and the squad, with Canada’s Svein Tuft, ended up 4th overall.

BMC celebrates their medals  ©  Cor Vos
Elite Men's TTT Podium Richmond 2015  ©  Cor Vos
AG2R with fellow Canuck, Hugo Houle, finished in 14th while Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies with both Ryan Anderson and Guillaume Boivin placed 17th out of 27 teams. Tinkoff-Saxo ran into a problem that saw two riders go down as they came in 27th.

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Movistar CORVOS_00025583-019
Tinkoff Saxo CORVOS_00025584-013.2

Results (brief)

1. BMC Racing Team    42:07.97
2. Etixx – Quick Step    11.35
3. Movistar Team    30.11
4. Orica GreenEDGE    53.73
5. Team Giant – Alpecin    1:03.69
6. Team Lotto Nl – Jumbo    1:17.03
7. Lotto Soudal    1:26.47
8. Astana Pro Team    1:37.13
9. Team Sky    1:41.17
10. Trek Factory Racing    1:46.60

14. AG2R La Mondiale    2:03.73
17. Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies    2:23.90

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