Italy claims European team relay title

Switzerland earns silver at home ahead of Czech Republic with bronze

Italy claimed the gold medal at the European Championships team relay ahead of home crowd favorite Switzerland and the Czech Republic. 

Marco Fontana, Gioele Bertolini, Eva Lechner and Gerhard Kerschbaumer powered the Italian squad to victory by 18 seconds.  The Czech Republic followed another 12 seconds later.

Full Results

Team relay
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Italy (Marco Fontana, Gioele Bertolini, Eva Lechner, Gerhard Kerschbaumer)0:32:44 
2Switzerland (Reto Indergand, Dominic Grab, Jolanda Neff, Nino Schurter)0:00:18 
3Czech Republic (Jan Nesvadba, Jan Vastl, Katerina Nash, Ondrej Cink)0:00:30 
4France0:00:53 
5Germany0:01:09 
6Sweden0:01:22 
7Ukraine0:01:28 
8Netherlands0:01:43 
9Slovenia0:01:52 
10Austria0:01:55 
11Great Britain0:02:08 
12Spain0:02:11 
13Portugal0:03:42 
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