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UCI Road World Championships Elite Women’s TTT Results + PHOTOS – Velocio-SRAM w/Canuel Wins

by pedalmag.com
Velocio-SRAM on their way to victory  ©  Peter Kraiker
September 20, 2015 (Richmond, VA) – Velocio-SRAM, including Canada’s Karol-Anne Canuel, defended their title in the 38.8km Elite Women’s TTT on Sunday as the 2015 UCI Road World Championships got underway in Richmond, VA.

Velocio SRAM on the podium  ©  Cor Vos
Elite Women's TTT Podium Richmond 2015  ©  Cor Vos
Boels Dolmans Cycling Team settled for second after coming on strong at the finish posting the fastest time after CP3. Rabo Liv Women’s Cycling Team claimed the final podium spot.

Canuel and teammates celebrate at the finish  ©  Cor Vos
Canuel helped by teammates at the finish  ©  Cor Vos

Canuel collapsed at the finish in exhaustion and had to be helped to the podium by her teammates. Lucinda Brand was also spent following the gruelling TTT ride.

Boels Dolmans  ©  Cor Vos
Twenty 16 p/b Sho-Air with Canada’s Alison Jackson finished a strong 5th while Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, with Jasmin Glaesser and Leah Kirchmann, ended up 9th – read about their training crash here that saw Annie Ewart break her collar bone.

Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  ©  Cor Vos
Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv)  ©  Cor Vos

1. Velocio-SRAM    47:35.72
2. Boels Dolmans Cycling Team    6.66
3. Rabo Liv Women’s Cycling Team    56.12
4. Wiggle Honda    1:10.15
5. Twenty 16 p/b Sho-Air    2:04.88
6. UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team    2:50.66
7. Orica-AIS    2:53.71
8. BTC City Ljubljana    3:02.93
9. Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies    3:20.61
10. Hitec Products    3:31.69
11. Team TIBCO-SVB    3:59.10
12. Pepper Palace Pro Cycling p/b The Happy Tooth    5:23.07
13. BMW p/b Happy Tooth Dental    6:38.02

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