News | Team June 22, 2024

UAE take sweep of gold medals across national time trial championships

Four gold medals, 1 silver and 4 bronze for Emirati riders

There was flurry of medals for UAE Team Emirates in the Individual Time Trial discipline this week as no fewer than 9 riders came away with medals from their countries respective national championships.


It’s the largest ever medal haul for the team at time trial championships and brings the number of victories for the year up to 47.


-Tim Wellens, Belgium, Gold


-Nils Politt, Germany, Gold


-Felix Grossschartner, Austria, Gold


-Antonio Morgado, Portugal, Gold


-Ivo Oliveira, Portugal, Silver


-Sjoerd Bax, Netherlands, Bronze


-Jan Christen, Switzerland, Bronze


-Filippo Baroncini, Italy, Bronze


-Mikkel Bjerg, Denmark, Bronze



Some of the riders will now tackle the road races which will take place over the weekend, as others will opt to rest ahead of other big objectives such as the Tour de France which gets underway in Florence, Italy on Saturday June 29.