Team Sunweb win Giro Rosa opening time trial as Ellen van Dijk takes maglia rosa

Sunweb rolled in just 1 second ahead of Mitchelton-Scott

Ellen van Dijk in pink after stage one. Image: Giro Rosa

Team Sunweb won the opening team time trial of the Giro Rosa, taking the top step of the podium ahead of Mitchelton-Scott and Boels-Dolmans.

The UCI World Champion TTT team completed the 15.5 kilometre course in Verbania in 18 minutes 24 seconds, just 1s ahead of Mitchelton-Scott; Boels-Dolmans were 12s adrift.

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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.