Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux concluded the week of national championships with the best harvest in its history. After two time trial titles (Girmay, Taaramäe), a silver medal (Peák) and two bronze medals (Peák, van der Hoorn), the World Team was represented in the road race of eight different countries this Sunday.
Alexander Kristoff and Sven Erik Bystrøm participated for the seventh time as a duo to the Norwegian championships and they did a perfect race by joining a 24 rider breakaway with more than 100 kilometer to go.In the end of a challenging race, they sprinted for the victory in a group of eleven riders. The former European champion took the silver medal home, with Bystrøm finishing just outside the top ten.
Credits: Tor Helge Skretting & Elisabeth Almhjell