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So the Dutch still not applied the new motto? They are faster, stronger, higher, but not TOGETHER!

Van der Breggen said they (everyone in the group, basically) thought they had taken back everyone from the lead group once Plichta and Shapira were caught, they miscounted.   They also saw 1

Here is the presentation of the course. The landscape is pretty.

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:USA TEAM USA :USA

 

MEN’S

Lawson Craddock (RR & TT)

Brandon McNulty (RR & TT)

 

WOMEN’S

Chloe Dygert (RR & TT)

Amber Neben (TT)

Coryn Rivera (RR)

Leah Thomas (RR)

Ruth Winder (RR)

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:CZE Josef Černý won the national championships in Time Trial and secured himself a spot in Tokyo for both Time Trial and Road Race. Other 2 names from :CZE will be announced after the national champs Road Race. 

 

National coach is also still considering to name Martina Sáblíková - speed skater - to compete in Tokyo in cycling as she has been proving the best performances amongst all Czech female cyclists but she is not going to participate the national championships. So we will see what the coach decides. 

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2 hours ago, Jan Linha said:

:CZE Josef Černý won the national championships in Time Trial and secured himself a spot in Tokyo for both Time Trial and Road Race. Other 2 names from :CZE will be announced after the national champs Road Race. 

 

National coach is also still considering to name Martina Sáblíková - speed skater - to compete in Tokyo in cycling as she has been proving the best performances amongst all Czech female cyclists but she is not going to participate the national championships. So we will see what the coach decides. 

Does she ever ride in full road races? I’ve only ever seen her in TTs.

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30 minutes ago, Grassmarket said:

Does she ever ride in full road races? I’ve only ever seen her in TTs.

It's been five years or so since she competed in any 'official' road race (including ITT's), but she is a six-time winner of the double at the Czech championships: in all six years in which she won the ITT, she also won the road race :d 

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/martina-sablikova

 

If he's healthy, Stybar should be the number one no-brainer for the Czechs, he's not supposed to be riding the Tour for example.

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8 hours ago, Grassmarket said:

Does she ever ride in full road races? I’ve only ever seen her in TTs.

She has ridden I think 2 or 3 races this year with all best Czech female cyclists and won all. I guess she has a chance. 

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:GBR

 

Men

 

Tao Geoghegan Hart (RR & TT)

Geraint Thomas (RR & TT)

Adam Yates (RR)

Simon Yates (RR)

 

Women

 

Lizzie Deignan (RR)

Anna Shackley (RR & TT)

 

The men's team is particularly strong with winners of all three Grand Tours.

 

 

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On 18/06/2021 at 09:39, Jan Linha said:

:CZE Josef Černý won the national championships in Time Trial and secured himself a spot in Tokyo for both Time Trial and Road Race. Other 2 names from :CZE will be announced after the national champs Road Race. 

 

National coach is also still considering to name Martina Sáblíková - speed skater - to compete in Tokyo in cycling as she has been proving the best performances amongst all Czech female cyclists but she is not going to participate the national championships. So we will see what the coach decides. 

Josef Černý gave up the Olympics as he made a deal with he pro team to focus on Vuelta. .... For me personally it is a dissapointment. Don't remember any Czech cyclist giving up Olympics cause of focus on one of the major races. He reasoned that his contract finishes by the end of the season and during Vuelta he should fight for his contract extension. Honestly, even without Vuelta he would get a nice offer from his team or any other team anyways ....

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:DEN 

 

Men

 

Kasper Asgreen (Road Race & Time Trial)

Jakob Fuglsang (Road Race)

Christopher Juul-Jensen (Road Race)

Michael Valgren (Road Race)

 

Women

 

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Road Race)

Emma Norsgaard (Road Race & Time Trial)

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