The time trial on Friday had finally just over 100 riders at the start of a flat and fast back and forth loop of exactly 20km with early start and an interval of 1 minute between each rider.
Fastest male was Russian Dmitry Murashko (M45-49) in a time of 24:10, beating his younger compatriot Sergei Serdiuk (M19-34) by just 8 seconds while Czech Jiri Belfin (M45-49) finished overall third at 52 seconds. The average speed of Murashko was 49.66 km/h.
Fastest female was British Charlotte Buchanan (F35-39) in a time of 30:12 and an average speed of just beneath 40km/h. Canadian Ruby Altmann (F45-49) got beaten by 11 seconds while British Natalia Laverack (F45-49) got overall third.
A day of recovery on Saturday gave some new energy and fresh legs for the 100km Granfondo or 67km Mediofondo on Sunday. The courses were mainly flat with a few short and steep but also rolling hills around the halfway point. Male riders over 60 and females over 50 had to do the short course to qualify for worlds while all younger competitors were sent on the long course.
Turkish Gokhan Uzuntas (M35-39) took the overall win on the long course outsprinting his two opponents in a three men break. Ukrainian Yevhen Filin (F19-34) and time trial winner Dmitry Murashko (M45-49) completed the podium in an average speed of 42.67 km/h.
Charlotte Buchanan (F35-39) renewed her time trial win in an average speed of 39.5 km/h, beating two Turkish riders with Ipek Oztosun (F19-34) and Arzu Sagnak (F19-34) in respectively second and third overall. The short course was won by Ayhan Oksak (TUR) with Polish Wojciech Bartolewski as winner in the age categories qualifying for Worlds. Meltem Kilic (TUR) did the same in the female category where Polish Malgorzata Harbacewicz was the fastest in the ladies over 50.
A total of 624 riders finally signed up for the different disciplines with also a junior and paracycling category.