Tony Martin, Sylvain Chavanel, Michal Kwiatkowski, Niki Terpstra, Kristof van de Walle and Peter Velits claimed the men’s team time-trial in one hour four minutes 16.81 seconds, edging out Orica-GreenEdge by just 0.81s.
Chris Froome, leading Team Sky alongside Geraint Thomas finished in third, 22.5s behind the leaders.
The Specialized-Lululemon team that included Britain Katie Colclough successfully defended their women’s team time-trial title.
The six women finished one minute 11.09 seconds ahead of the Rabo Women, completing their route in 51 minutes 10.69s.
Men's team time trial results
1. Omega Pharma-Quick Step one hour four minutes 16.81 seconds,
2. Orica-GreenEdge 0.81sec,
3. Team Sky 22.55sec,
4. BMC Racing 1min 2.71sec,
5. RadioShack-Leopard 1min 17.53sec,
6. Astana 1min 21.14sec,
7. Cannondale 1min 28.74sec,
8. Garmin-Sharp 2min 1.94sec,
9. Saxo-Tinkoff 2min 14.17sec,
10. Movistar 2min 31.03sec.
Women's team time trial
1. Specialized-Lululemon 51min 10.69sec,
2. Rabo Women 1min 11.09sec,
3. Orica-AIS 1min 33.83sec,
4. Rusvelo 2min 2.31sec,
5. Mcipollini-Giordana 2min 18.83sec,
6. Wiggle-Honda 2min 33sec,
7. Argos-Shimano 2min 50.51sec,
8. Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies 3min 3.44sec,
9. Sengers Ladies 3min 5.80sec,
10. Boels-Dolmans 3min 33.70sec.
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