(Image credit: La Vuelta) Race Report: Jumbo-Visma win team time trial in Utrecht to put Gesink in first lead at Vuelta a España
14:59:36 – August 19, 2022
15:59:00 – August 19, 2022
Hello cycling fans! Welcome to Cyclingnews’ live coverage of the opening stage of Vuelta a España. In it’s 77th edition, the 2022 grand tour starts in the Dutch city of Utrecht for a 23.3 km team time trial.
16:13:14 – August 19, 2022
There are 22 teams participating in the evening time trial, with Burgos-BH leading them off at 6:30 p.m. local time.
The unique team time trial stage opener is predicted to create substantial gaps between favourites after the first stage is complete. Here’s a look at our detailed stage preview by Alasdair Fotheringham.And we’re off! The first team, Burgos BH, has gone down the start ramp to kick the Vuelta into motion. There will be four minute intervals in between team starts.16:36:01 – August 19, 2022The Vuelta certainly likes their team time trials, because we can expect another one to kick off proceedings for the 2023 edition as well. However, next year the stage will take place in Barcelona.16:41:11 – August 19, 2022Three teams are out on course so far, after leaving the fireworks at the starting house behind. Israel – Premier Tech just set off, led by Chris Froome. Next up is Groupama – FDJ.16:44:09 – August 19, 2022This is a pan flat course around the city of Utrecht. It’s a similar course to the TTT in […]