World Championships: Desert winds sweep Canyon-SRAM from podium's top step

Canyon-SRAM, the squad that rose from 2015 UCI Road World Championships team time trial winners Velocio-SRAM and their predecessor, Specialized-Lululemon, looked well on the way to keeping their four-year sweep of the discipline intact as they powered through the early, technical section of Sunday's course in Qatar with the day's fastest time, but when the course ventured into the desert heat and winds, hopes of taking another title began to wilt.

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