24 Sep 2018

Bronze medal for New Zealand cyclist Patrick Bevan

6:24 am on 24 September 2018

The New Zealand cyclist Patrick Bevan has picked up a bronze medal as part of the American BMC Racing team which finished third in the men's team time trial at the World Road Championships in Austria.

BMC Racing


The Belgian Quick Step team won the title for the fourth time.

They finished 19 seconds ahead of Team Sunweb of Germany with another second back to BMC.

The Canyon-SRAM team won the womens event.

The teams time trial is contested by Pro teams rather than nations.

Bevan is also scheduled to race the individual time trial this week along with Hamish Bond and the road race.

New Zealand has a team of 11 at the World Championships.

James Fouche competes in the under-23 time trial tonight.