Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/2/14
Belgian team Omega Pharma-Quickstep won the men's team time trial and Germany's Specialized-Lululemon won the women's race Sunday during the first day of competition at the Road Cycling World Championships. The six-man Omega team, featuring stars including Tom Boonen of Belgium and Tony Martin of Germany as well as local favorite Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands, narrowly beat U.S. team BMC Racing into second in the 33-mile race. Orica Greenedge of Australia was third. Specialized-Lululemon won the women's 21-mile race, ahead of Australia's Orica AIS. Dutch team AA Drink was third. The races marked a return to the world championships of team time trials after a 17-year absence and the debut of the race for pro teams instead of national teams.
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