Omega Pharma wins men’s team time trial title
Omega Pharma-Quick Step won the men’s team time trial world championship Sunday in Valkenburg, Netherlands. Reigning world TT champion Tony Martin anchored the Belgian squad to the world title on the first day of the UCI Road World Championships.
The team entered Sunday’s trade team time trial as the favorite, boasting Martin, French TT champ Sylvain Chavanel, Dutch road champ Niki Terpstra, Belgian TT champ Kristof Vandewalle, Slovak TT champ Peter Velits, and Tom Boonen.
BMC Racing, which featured Americans Taylor Phinney and Tejay van Garderen, finished second, at three seconds, on the 53km course. Orica-GreenEdge was third, at 47 seconds.