Lizzie Deignan and Boels-Dolmans win World Championship women's team time trial

Boels-Dolmans end Canyon-SRAM's reign of dominance in the World Championships team time trial by taking a dominant win in Doha

The Boels Dolmans team in action during the 2015 UCI World Championships TTT (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Lizzie Deignan (née Armitstead) added another World Championships title to her impressive palmares as her Boels-Dolmans team dominated the women's team time trial in sweltering conditions in Doha, Qatar.

The weather did have an effect on the race, with several teams seeing riders suffering with heat exhaustion and dropping riders in the early crosswinds, but Boels-Dolmans kept things steady on the 40km course to win by over 45 seconds.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.