World Championship Cycling Team Time Trial

On Sunday, September 20, 2015 World Championship team time trial for men and women was held. These championships take place in and around the US city of Richmond. How does the course and the start list of the World Championship team time trial like? Through what channels this World Cup will be broadcast live on TV?

History And Awards

From 1962 to 1994 made ​​it possible for the team time trial discipline already on the program for the World Cup. World Cup team time trial had at the time, but a different approach. It then went to a World Cup where only amateurs were allowed to participate with the country team with four riders. The fixed distance from the World Cup team time trial was 100 kilometers.At the time, this was also an Olympic discipline. Mid nineties the team time trial, both at the program of the World Cup and the Olympic Games program replaced the individual time trial.
As the bike World Cup in 2012, the team time trial back to the World Cup program. However, the intent of this section clearly changed: it has become a World Cup professional team, which rides six drivers per team and the distance is much shorter than before.
In 2012, the Belgian Omega Pharma-Quick Step won the first official World Championships time trial for sponsored teams. BMC was second, third was Orica. In 2013, Omega Pharma won the world title again, this time was Orica second and third sky. In 2014 took the American BMC gold medal at the World Championship team time trial, for Orica and Omega Pharma. At the World Championships women’s team time trial world title was won three times by the same team: Team Specialized.

VM 2015

2015 road cycling world championships begin on Sunday, September 20th at the World Championship team time trial for men and women. Other highlights of the World Cup 2015 in Richmond is the individual time trial for ladies on September 22, the individual time trial for elite men on Wednesday, September 23, road race for women on Saturday, 26 September and road race for elite men on Sunday, September 27th.

World Cup-Programmet TTT 2015

Below is the program for the World Championship TTT in 2015. The times here are the Dutch times, and not the local Richmond. There is a time difference of six hours between Richmond and the Netherlands, and the World Championship team time trial for ladies Thus, for example, start at 11:30 local time.
Sunday, September 20

  • 17:30-18u55 World Championship team time trial ladies
  • 19:30-21u35 VM team time trial male

Track World Cup Team Time Trial

The ladies have during the World Cup team time trial covering a distance of about 24 kilometers. The route of the men has a length of about 38 kilometers. Along the way there are some hills, but the climbs are never very long.The most serious climb of the trail is not far from the goal: the Governor Street, the road for 350 meters on average 6.9 percent. Then the road goes something false flat to the finish, with a growth rate of around one percent.

World Cup Women’s Team Time Trial: Participants And The Start List

Following is the start list of the World Championship team time trial for men in 2015 listed on Itypeauto. In this system, the local used to Richmond. The first team departs 11:30 local time, and it is at 17:30 in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Starting order and start times World Championship team time trial women:

  • 11:30: Pepper Palace Pro Cycling-The Happy Tooth
  • 11u33: BMW – Happy Tooth Dental
  • 11u36: Twenty 16-Sho-Air
  • 11u39: BTC Ort Ljubljana
  • 11u42: Team TIBCO SVB
  • 11:45: Optun-Kelly Benefits Strategies
  • 11u48: United
  • 11u51: HITEC Produkter
  • 11u54: Boels-Dolmans
  • 11u57: Wiggle Honda
  • 12.00: Liv Rabo Women Cycling Team
  • 12u03: Orica-AIS
  • 12u06: Velocio SRAM

World Championship Team Time Trial Men Elite: the Participants And The Start List

All 17 teams in the UCI World Tour license is automatically qualified to participate in the World Championship team time trial. In addition, the law could qualify through the various Continental Tours. Approximately 50 teams had finally qualified for this World Cup, but decided almost half of the team that had started the right to refrain from participating, partly because of the expensive trip to the United States, combined with the low expectations that many ProContinentale and Continental team was had to get a top result in this network, among the best teams in the UCI World Tour.
Below is the start list, numbers, starting order, start times and the selection of the participating teams. At the World Championship team time trial for men elite team should start with six riders. In this scheme the local time is used to Richmond. For the time in Holland and Belgium should be added to it in six hours. In other words: the first team starting at 13:30 in Richmond and it is so in the evening 19.30 in the Netherlands and Belgium, the last team start 20u48 Dutch time.

Favourites

BMC is the reigning world champion in the team time trial in 2015 is again one of the favorites for the world title, even if they have one of the engines of this Act, Tejay van Garderen, missed because of injuries. Other major contenders are the Belgian Team Quick Step, the Australian Orica-GreendEdge and British Team Sky.

Results World Championship Team Time Trial

Results of World Championship team time trial men elite

  • BMC Racing Team i 0:42:07
  • Etixx-Quickstep på 00:00:11
  • Movistar 00:00:30
  • Orica-GreenEdge 00:00:53
  • Giant Alpecin 00:01:03
  • TTEAMLottoNL-Giant 00:01:17
  • 00:01:26 Soudal Item
  • Astana 00:01:37
  • Sky 00:01:41
  • Trek Factory Racing 00:01:46
    Results of World Championship team time trial Elite Women
  • Velocio-SRAM i 47m35s
  • Boels Dolmans vid 6s
  • Rabobank Liv 56s
  • Wiggle Honda 1m10s
  • Twenty 16 Sho-Air on 2m04s
  • United vid 2m50s
  • Orica-AIS vid 2m53s
  • BTC Ort Ljubljana 3m02s
  • Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies på 3m21s
  • Hitec Produkter på 3m32s

Live on TV

World Cup team time trial will be televised live by the Flemish public broadcaster VRT, the “Sporza on Sunday. As broadcast begins at 18:00 on the Flemish channel Canvas, but apart from the World Cup team time trial also transmit other sporting events during the broadcast. the World Cup is also broadcast live on the Internet through the website of NOS Studio Sport. on their website live Stream World Championship team time trial for ladies 17.30 and live Stream World Championship team time trial for men starts to begin at 19:30.

Previous Edition: WK rash TTT 2014

In 2014 the World Cup was won by the team time trial men elite of the American team BMC. They won with a lead of 32 seconds on the Australian team Orica-Green Edge. Omega Pharma-Quick Step won the bronze with a gap of 35 seconds on the BMC. Sky was fourth at 37 seconds, and Tinkoff Bank was fifth at 46 seconds.
World Cup team time trial for elite women was won in 2014 by the American team Specialized-Lululemon. This group included the Dutch rider Chantal Blaak. Second was the Australian team Orica-AIS. The bronze medal went to the team Astana BePink.