2013 UCI Road World Championships – Women's team time trial
|2013 UCI Road World Championships|
Specialized–lululemon won the World title.
|Dates||22 September 2013|
|Distance||42.79 km (26.59 mi)|
|Winning time||51' 10.69"|
|2013 UCI Road World Championships
|Elite road race||men||women|
|Elite time trial||men||women|
|Elite team time trial||men||women|
|Under-23 road race||men|
|Under-23 time trial||men|
|Junior road race||men||women|
|Junior time trial||men||women|
Invitations were sent to the 20 leading UCI Women's Teams in the 2013 UCI Team Ranking on 15 August 2013. Teams that accepted the invitation within the deadline had the right to participate. The Italian team Vaiano Fondriest (placed 23rd) also received an invitation. Every participating team selected six riders from its team roster (excluding stagiaires) to compete in the event.
The UCI women's teams that received an invitation are listed below in order of the team ranking as of 15 August. Teams that did not accept the invitation are listed below in italics. In total sixteen teams from eignt nations (where the teams are based) participated.
Specialized–lululemon, which won the team time trial at the 2012 Championships, was the favourite for the event. The team won the 42.5 km (26.4 mi) UCI World Cup team time trial race, the Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT 38 seconds ahead of Rabobank–Liv Giant, who finished fourth at the 2012 championships, and 1' 26" ahead of 2012 runners-up Orica-AIS on 16 August.
As well as this, Specialized–lululemon won all team time trials held during the 2013 season; at the Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour, they won the 19.75 km (12.3 mi) team time trial by 35 seconds from Orica-AIS, while Rabobank–Liv Giant did not participate. At the Holland Ladies Tour, Specialized–lululemon won the 32.2 km (20.0 mi) km team time trial by 15 seconds ahead of Orica-AIS, and 37 seconds ahead of Rabobank–Liv Giant.
|22 September 2013||10:00–11:35||Women's team time trial|
|22 September 2013||11:55||Victory ceremony|
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