Men face faster-than-expected Worlds time trial course

Tony Martin, London 2012 Olympic Games time trials

The Valkenburg World Championships heads into its fourth day with the men's time trial tomorrow. Already, after five events including Elinor Barker's gold, we have a clearer idea of what to expect from the men.

Germany's Judith Arndt won in a time of 33-26 minutes today, averaging 44.57kph. To get a better idea of the men's winning time, it might be better to look at what Russian Anton Vorobyev averaged over 36 kilometres in the Under 23 event: 48.923kph.

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