Road

Several countries’ national champions crowned

European countries have traditionally held their national championships on the final weekend of June. With the exception of the professional men – many of whom will be participating in the upcoming Tour de France – the United States held its national championship events on this weekend as well. Here is…

European countries have traditionally held their national championships on the final weekend of June. With the exception of the professional men – many of whom will be participating in the upcoming Tour de France – the United States held its national championship events on this weekend as well.

Here is a quick summary of some of the national champions crowned in road races contested over the weekend.

Men’s national road champions

  • Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)
  • Sylvain Chavanel (France)
  • Ramunas Navardauskas (Lithuania)
  • Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)
  • Frank Schleck (Luxembourg)
  • Robert Wagner (Germany)
  • Giovanni Visconti (Italy)
  • Tomaz Marczynski (Poland)
  • Svein Tuft (Canada)
  • Pim Ligthart (The Netherlands)
  • Joao Cabreira (Portugal)
  • Peter Sagan (Slovakia)
  • Alexander Kristoff (Norway)
  • Grega Bole (Slovenia)
  • Martin Trautmans (Latvia)
  • Petr Bencik (Czech Republic)
  • Pavel Brutt (Russia)
  • Matthew Brammeier (Ireland)
  • Philippe Gilbert (Belgium)
  • José Joaquín Rojas (Spain)
  • Nikki Sørensen (Denmark)

Women’s national road champions

  • Robin Farina (U.S.)
  • Liz Armitstead (Great Britain)
  • Veronique Fortin (Canada)
  • Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (Germany)