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18 Sep 2017

Vasily Kiriyenko wins bronze in team time trial

Vasily Kiriyenko wins bronze in team time trialMINSK, 18 September (BelTA) – Vasily Kiriyenko of Belarus clinched bronze medal in the team time trial at the Road World Championships in Norway, BelTA has learned.

The British Team Sky consisting of the Belarusian cyclist, and also Chris Froome, Gianni Moscon, Michal Kwiatkowski, Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull was among the favorites for the 42.5km race in Norway’s Bergen.

Team Sunweb (Germany) came in first in 47:50.42. Second was BMC Racing Team of the United States.

In 2015 Vasily Kiriyenko claimed the champion title in the individual time trial in Richmond, the United States.

The 31km individual time trial in Bergen is scheduled for 20 September.

Sunweb's women's team won in 55:41.63, 12.43 seconds clear of Boels Doelmans and 28.03 ahead of Cervelo Bigla. Canyon SRAM, Belarus’ Alena Omelyusik’s team, finished one step away from the podium.

The Road World Championships in Norway will be over on 24 September.

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