Capturing the World in Richmond

Kristin Armstrong at the start of the Women’s Elite Time Trial, with a time that held first place through 38 riders– ended up 5th overall.

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Men competing in the Elite Men’s Road Race, round the corner onto Main st. after the climb up Libby Hill park.

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Hermann Pruisken and Martine ole Wit traveled from the Netherlands to support two riders– Anna Van Der Breggan and Ellen Van Dijk both from the Netherlands– in the Elite Women’s Time Trial.
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Crowd at Libby Hill Park was incredible for the Elite Men’s Road Race– the final race of the UCI World Championships 2015.

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The cobbles stone parts of the course proved to be very challenging for the riders all week as they fought to climb the steep cobble lined hills of Richmond.

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During the Elite Men’s Road Race, country team members held out food and water for the riders to grab as they completed their 160 mile ride to the finish.

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The women riders from the Elite Women’s Road Race fought up the cobble stone hill 8 times throughout the race.

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Team BMC members racing down Main st. during the Elite Men’s Team Time Trial.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe was out supporting the Elite Men’s Road Race– shaking hands and taking pictures with everyone who approached him.

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USA’s Kristin Armstrong after crossing the finish line with a time to finish fifth overall in the Elite Women’s Time Trial.
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A beautiful way to advertise the host of the 2015 UCI World Championships– Virginia is for lovers “LOVE” sign beneath all of the competing countries flags.

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