On a rainy time trial day, Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates) won his third time trial victory of 2024. The American lived up to the predictions and was the best in the 15.5-kilometer time trial at the Tour de Romandie, which took place around the Swiss commune of Oron.

The American champion won the time trial with solvency registering a time of 11:37 at an average of 40.78 km/h. In a great performance, the Colombian Harold Tejada (Astana Qazaqstan Team) was the best Latin American in 17th place.

American Magnus Sheffield (INEOS Grenadiers) finished second in the day’s results and Austrian Felix Großschartner (UAE Team Emirates) was third. Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) finished 52nd, 1:25 behind the winner.

As for the overall individual classification, there were important changes in the top positions. Belgian Thibau Nys (Lidl-Trek) gave up the lead and now Spanish Juan Ayuso (UAE Team Emirates) leads the race.

The Swiss round will continue this Saturday with the fourth stage, a 159.2-kilometer mountainous section between Saillon and Leysin, which includes 5 categorized mountain passes and a final uphill climb.

our de Romandía 2024 (2.UWT)
Results Stage 3 (ITT) | Oron – Oron (15, 5km)

1 Brandon McNultyUAE Team Emirates20:06
2 Magnus SheffieldINEOS Grenadiers0:13
3 Felix GroßschartnerUAE Team Emirates0:15
4 Juan AyusoUAE Team Emirates0:21
5 Bruno ArmirailDecathlon AG2R La Mondiale Team0:23
6 Johan Price-PejtersenBahrain – Victorious0:24
7 Carlos RodríguezINEOS Grenadiers0:28
8 Aleksandr VlasovBORA – hansgrohe0:30
9 Ilan Van WilderSoudal Quick-Step,,
10 Benjamin ThomasCofidis0:32

Ranking General

1 Juan AyusoUAE Team Emirates8:16:26
2 Ilan Van WilderSoudal Quick-Step0:07
3 Aleksandr VlasovBORA – hansgrohe0:10
4 Carlos RodríguezINEOS Grenadiers0:11
5 Lenny MartinezGroupama – FDJ0:23
6 Florian LipowitzBORA – hansgrohe0:32
7 Luke PlappTeam Jayco AlUla0:33
8 Bruno ArmirailDecathlon AG2R La Mondiale Team0:36
9 Yannis VoisardTudor Pro Cycling Team,,
10 Damiano CarusoBahrain – Victorious,,

Source: Revista Mundo Ciclístico