Third for Team Sky in TTT opener

12 Feb 2019

Third for Team Sky in TTT opener

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Tour Colombia Stage 1: Medellín - Medellín TTT 14km

Team Sky finished third in the opening team time trial at Tour Colombia 2.1 as EF Education First were fastest around the Medellin circuit to put Rigoberto Uran into the race lead.

EF Education First recorded a time of 15:07 around the tricky 14km test, with Deceuninck - Quick Step eight seconds behind and Team Sky a further second adrift. 

Jhonatan Narvaez was Team Sky's first man across the line and is now ninth in the general classification. 
Team Sky timelapse of team time trial at Tour Colombia

Team Sky timelapse of team time trial at Tour Colombia

What's next? Stage two features a 150km circuit around La Ceja which lacks the climbing tests that the later stages of Tour Colombia will provide so could be an early opportunity for the sprinters to excel.
Egan Bernal was joined for a debrief by his Dad as he warms down after the TTT

Egan Bernal was joined for a debrief by his Dad as he warms down after the TTT

Stage one result

1. EF Education First Pro Cycling Team  15:07
2. Deceuninck - Quick Step +8"
3. Team Sky +9"
4. Astana Pro Team +21"
5. UAE-Team Emirates +35"

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