Wiggins wins world time trial title

Great Britain’s Sir Bradley Wiggins clinched his first road world title with a thrilling time trial victory at the World Championships in Ponferrada.

Wiggins, 34, beat three-time champion Tony Martin by 26.23 seconds on a hilly 47.1km course in north-west Spain.

Martin trailed Wiggins by 9.64 seconds at the final time-check and the Briton extended his lead in the final 12km.

Wiggins, second in 2011 and 2013, now has a rainbow jersey on the road to go with the six he has won on the track.

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Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/29347300

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