Toft Madsen beats Bjerg to win Chrono des Nations

Martin Toft Madsen (Denmark)

Martin Toft Madsen (Denmark) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Martin Toft Madsen (BHS-Almeborg Bornholm) and Mikkel Bjerg (Hagens Berman Axeon) used their time trial skills to take the glory at the Chrono des Nations time trial in France, beating a string of better-known professional riders, including Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), French time trial champion Pierre Latour (AG2R-La Mondiale) plus Jeremy Roy (Groupama-FDJ) and Sylvain Chavanel (Direct Energie) who were bringing the curtain down on their professional careers.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Martin Toft Madsen (Den) Bhs - Almeborg Bornholm0:54:13
2Mikkel Bjerg (Den) Hagens Berman Axeon0:00:07
3Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:01:39
4Yoann Paillot (Fra) St Michel - Auber 930:01:49
5Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Direct Energie0:02:14
6Pierre Latour (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:02:16
7Jérémy Roy (Fra) Groupama - Fdj0:02:40
8Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain - Merida0:02:56
9Johan Le Bon (Fra) Vital Concept Cycling Club0:03:18
10Jonas Rickaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise0:03:25
11Joshua Teasdale (GBr) Team Differdange Losch0:03:28
12Jeremy Cabot (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:03:32
13Olivier Pardini (Bel) Team Differdange Losch0:03:34
14Nans Peters (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:03:41
15Julian Braun (Ger) Team Dauner D&Dq | Akkon0:03:57
16Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Team Fortuneo - Samsic0:04:09
17Nicolas Baldo (Fra) St Michel - Auber 930:04:29
18Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:04:30
19Paul Ourselin (Fra) Direct Energie0:04:41
20Daniel Westmattelmann (Ger) Team Lotto - Kern Haus0:05:06
21François Bidard (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:05:51
22Harry Tanfield (GBr) Canyon Eisberg0:06:16
23Tom Thill (Lux) Team Differdange Losch0:06:35
24Justin Mottier (Fra) Vital Concept Cycling Club0:06:50
25Fabien Grellier (Fra) Direct Energie0:07:00
26Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Team Fortuneo - Samsic0:07:16
27Polychronis Tzortzakis (Gre) Tarteletto - Isorex0:07:27
28Simon Sellier (Fra) Direct Energie0:08:42
29Joseph Areruya (Rwa) Delko Marseille Provence Ktm0:09:07

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