Stefan Küng wins fourth Swiss Time Trial Championships

LAGOA ALGARVE PORTUGAL FEBRUARY 22 Stefan Kung of FSwitzerland and Team Groupama FDJ during the 45th Volta ao Algarve Stage 3 a 203km Individual Time Trial stage from Lagoa to Lagoa ITT VA VAlgarve2019 on February 22 2019 in Lagoa Algarve Portugal Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Stefan Küng (Image credit: Getty Images)

Stefan Küng won his fourth consecutive time trial national title at the Swiss Championships on Sunday. The Groupama-FDJ rider covered the 33km course in a time of 37:36 to take the victory ahead of Silvan Dillier (AG2R La Mondiale) by 54 seconds and Stefan Bissegger by 1:07.

"It was the first time I had started a race in four months," said Küng. "It was something special, but it's nice to put on a bib and regain the racing sensations.

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Full Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Stefan Küng (Swi) Groupama - Fdj 0:37:37
2Silvan Dillier (Swi) Ag2R La Mondiale 0:00:54
3Stefan Bissegger (Swi) 0:01:07
4Thery Schir (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:01:25
5Tom Bohli (Swi) Uae Team Emirates 0:02:25
6Gino Mäder (Swi) Ntt Pro Cycling Team 0:02:30
7Damian Lüscher (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:02:37
8Johan Jacobs (Swi) Movistar Team 0:02:44
9Cyrille Thièry (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:02:47
10Claudio Imhof (Swi) Team Vorarlberg Santic 0:02:54
11Matthias Reutimann (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:03:08
12Lukas Rüegg (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:03:25
13Colin Chris Stüssi (Swi) Team Vorarlberg Santic 0:03:35
14Fabian Paumann (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:03:45
15Timon Rüegg (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:03:51
16Yves Lütolf (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:04:14
17Roland Thalmann (Swi) Team Vorarlberg Santic 0:04:41
18Raphael Krähemann (Swi) Swiss Racing Academy 0:04:57
DNSSimon Vitzthum (Swi)

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