UCI Road World Championships: Swiss power to win in mixed relay team time trial
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Switzerland powered home the rainbow jersey in the mixed relay team time trial Wednesday in a race that both the men’s and women’s team dominated the field.
Italy finished second at less than three seconds slower on the two-leg race.
Australia set an early marker thanks to a strong ride by the women’s team, and hung on to finish third.
The third edition of the event at worlds competition was marked by a disaster ride by the favored Dutch team, which saw Bauke Mollema suffer a mechanical early in the men’s leg, and Annemiek van Vleuten crash moments after rolling down the start ramp.
The Dutch still managed to finish in the top-5.
Defending world champions Germany missed out on the podium with fourth.
Podium of the Team Time Trial – Mixed Relay pic.twitter.com/z0Kwy46yC6
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