USA wins Women's Tour of New Zealand's team time trial opener

Megan Guarnier first race leader

The US national team won the opening team time trial at the UCI Women's Tour of New Zealand on Wednesday in Masterton. They won the 15km event in 18:49, beating Australia and Team TIbco-SVB. American rider Megan Guarnier took the first leader's jersey heading into stage 2's 125km road race also in Masterton.

"We will defend the yellow jersey tomorrow, we are keen to keep it so really looking forward to tomorrow stage," said Megan Guarnier.


Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1United States0:18:49 
3Team Tibco-SVB0:00:42 
4Holden Racing Team0:01:05 
5Ramblers Club0:01:15 
6HI5 Dream Team0:01:30 
7Pepper Palace Pro Cycling p/b The Happy Tooth0:01:33 
8DNA Cycling p/b K4 Racing0:01:38 
9New Zealand0:01:45 
General classification after stage 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Megan Guarnier (USA) United States0:18:49 
2Lauren Hall (USA) United States  
3Lauren Komanski (USA) United States  
4Evelyn Stevens (USA) United States  
5Tayler Wiles (USA) United States  
6Lauren Kitchen (Aus) Australia0:00:18 
7Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Australia  
8Rachel Neylan (Aus) Australia  
9Alexandra Manly (Aus) Australia  
10Rebecca Mackey (Aus) Australia  


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