Crescent Vårgårda WWT TTT Preview (1.WWT)

Two weeks after the fourteenth UCI WWT round, with the biggest prize pool in women’s cycling, held in London, it is now turn for Vårgårda, Sweden. The tenth edition of Crescent Vårgårda UCI Women’s WorldTour TTT (previously part of the defunct UCI Women’s Road World Cup) will witness the fifteenth round of the 2017 UCI WWT series. On Friday, 11 August Vårgårda will be once again the center of women’s cycling.

Crescent Vårgårda UCI Women’s WorldTour TTT is a women’s elite cycling event part of a two one-day races weekend that includes a road race held on Sunday. The Team Time Trial event emerged in 2008, in conjunction with the road race (which was first held in 2006) and has been always part of the UCI Women’s Road World Cup or the UCI Women’s World Tour.

Parcours

Friday, 11 August 2017, local time from 17:30 until 19:10 approx (UTC+2)

Route 42.5km: Vårgårda – Vårgårda

Once again the 42.5-kilometre TTT is the longest one of the season as well as one of the last opportunities to prepare the TTT UCI RWC in September. Crescent Vårgårda WWT TTT maintains its course from previous editions. Thus, after starting in Vårgårda riders will head towards Herrljunga before turning back to Vårgårda, where they will enter the 10-kilometre final circuit.

Favourites & Outsiders

EstrellaEstrellaEstrellaEstrella  [HOL] Boels-Dolmans, [SUD] Cervélo-Bigla, [SUD] Canyon//SRAM

EstrellaEstrellaEstrella  [GBR] Wiggle-High5, [HOL] Sunweb,  [HOL] VelóCONCEPT
EstrellaEstrella  [ITA] BePink-Cogeas, [GBR] Drops, [FRA] BTC City Ljubljana, [HOL] WM3 Energie
Estrella [USA] Cylance, [ITA] Ale Cipollini, [FRA]  FDJ – NouvelleAquitaine – Futuroscope, [NOR] Hitec Products, [BEL] Lares Waowdeals

Betting area

Our favourite: [SUD] Cervélo-Bigla

Our outsider:  [FRA]  FDJ – NouvelleAquitaine – Futuroscope

Participants

Sheyla Gutiérrez (Cylance) will be our only Spanish representative at the 10th edition of the Crescent Vårgårda WWT TTT.

Startlist

Who to follow

15 riders to watch at Crescent Vårgårda TTT

Previous edition

@Crecent Vårgårda /Christer Hedberg

Dutch team Boels Dolmans won in Vårgårda the 14th round of the 2016 UCIWWT. It was the second TTT victory for the Dutch registered team of the 2016 season, setting themselves as the top favourites for Doha 2016 TTT World Championships. Swiss team Cervélo-Bigla and Dutch Rabobank-Liv (previous winners of the race) completed the podium, in second and third place respectively, 36 seconds and 1’16” behind the winner of the race.

Results

1
[HOL]
Boels – Dolmans
51’43”
2
[SUI] 
Cervélo Bigla
37″
3
[HOL] 
Rabobank Liv
01’16”
4
[SUD]
Canyon – SRAM Racing
01’41”
5
[GBR]
Wiggle – High5
01’45”
6
[SLO]
BTC City Ljubljana
02’35”
7
[ITA]
BePink
02’39”
8
[USA]
Cylance
02’57”
9
[HOL]
Liv – Plantur
03’07”
10
[HOL]
Parkhotel Valkenburg
03’21”

Highlights

How to follow the race

Live TV

Unlike for Sunday’s Vårgårda Road Race there will be no live coverage during the Team Time Trial.

Social media

Twitter

A few Twitter accounts and hashtags (among others) to follow the race:

Facebook

A few Facebook accounts:

Sources

Official website
Women Cycling Fever
Written by:
Diego Martín

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