Belgian Champion Wout Van Aert a favourite for the elite men’s time trial at the 2023 Glasgow Worlds The UCI Road World Championships continues on Friday with more time trial action as the junior men and elite men take on the challenging test against the clock in Stirling.
The elite men’s individual time trial will close out the races against the clock at the UCI Road World Championships in Glasgow, ahead of the final under-23 men’s and elite women’s road races on the weekend.
There will be 78 elite men taking on a 47.8km time trial course that includes 352 metres of elevation gain. Like all the individual time trials, the route ends with a challenging 750m climb at 6% to the finish line at Stirling Castle.
The favourites for the rainbow jersey include Belgium with Wout van Aert and Remco Evenepoel , Italy with Filippo Ganna , Slovenia’s Tadej Pogačar , Switzerland fielding Stefan Küng and Stefan Bissegger plus Norway’s defending champion Tobias Foss . Cycling News Also on the start list is two-time world champion Rohan Dennis (Australia), who will be competing in his final Worlds, while Geraint Thomas represents Great Britain’s best chance of a result.
Ahmad Badreddin Wais (Refugee Cycling Team) will be the first rider off the starting ramp at 14:21:20 local time. Nils Politt, the German Champion, will start at 14:40:00. Canadian Champion Derek Gee begins his effort at 15:21:20. Lawson Craddock (United States) sets off at 15:30:40 while his teammate and US Champion is positioned later […]