Time trial world champion Tobias Foss says he was hoping for top five at best

The Norwegian stunned the race favourites and himself in Wollongong

Tobias Foss celebrates in rainbow jersey at world championships 2022
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Tobias Foss said he had hoped for a top-five finish, following his surprise win in the men’s elite individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships

Speaking after his victory, Foss said: “This is unbelievable.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.