Annemiek Van Vleuten wins UCI Road World Championships 2018 women's time trial as Dutch dominate the podium

The Netherlands completed a total podium lock-out with Van Vleuten in the top spot

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Annemiek Van Vleuten proved herself the fastest over the rolling parcours of the UCI Road World Championships women's time trial in Innsbruck.

The Dutch woman was the only rider to nudge past the 48 kilometres per hour mark, with a time of 34 minutes 25 seconds, representing 48.3km per hour over the 27.8km course.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.