Cycling Road World Championships 2019: men's time trial – live!

25 September 2019 11:55
Updates from the 1.20pm BST start in YorkshireDygert wins women’s time trial amid rain chaosEmail Luke or tweet @LukeMcLaughlin 12.55pm BST This was one of the more unpleasant crashes yesterday in that under-23 race. Thankfully it seems Hungarian rider Attila Valter escaped without serious injuries:Wow. Valter was very lucky, no serious injuries for him #Yorkshire2019 pic.twitter.com/SDXXQhNu6H 12.52pm BST A UCI video of that wet and wild day yesterday:Day 3 at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships! #Yorkshire2019 pic.twitter.com/exAkoGLTwZ 12.38pm BST In the womens’ individual time trial yesterday, Chloe Dygert Owen of the USA produced what some said was an almost-perfect time trial, beating her closest rival Anna Van der Breggen by 1’32”. Catch up on the action with William Fotheringham’s report: Related: Dygert wins women’s time trial amid Road World Championships rain chaos 12.32pm BST Today’s course is 54km long, starting in Northallerton and ending in Harrogate.There are timing points after 17km and 38km. Between those timing points are the two significant climbs on the route: Gate Bridge Road (1.1km, average 4.9% gradient) and a second climb of 0.7km (average gradient of 7%). 12.29pm BST Here is how the podium looked last year. Campanaerts, the current Hour Record holder, will be up against Dennis again today, but Dutchman Dumoulin is absent and not expected to return to racing this season. He suffered a bad knee injury during the Giro d’Italia in May, missing the Tour de France as a result.A reminder of last year’s Elite Men’s Time Trial podium -Rohan Dennis Tom Dumoulin Victor Campenaerts They’re back and gunning for the again at #Yorkshire2019! pic.twitter.com/oOUg5oqyEw 12.23pm BST PreambleGreetings, and welcome to our live coverage of the mens’ individual time trial at the 2019 Cycling Road World Championships. In Yorkshire this afternoon, Australia’s Rohan Dennis will defend the world title he won in Innsbruck last year. It’s a 54km course including two significant climbs, which the fastest riders will complete in about an hour. Yes, that means they will average over 50km/h, an astonishing speed.Problemas pic.twitter.com/DRDtrswdvz Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian