Tony Martin Wins Individual Time Trial World Championships

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09/19/2012| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com
Tony Martin, Taylor Phinney and Vasil Kiryienka on the podium in Valkenburg Fotoreporter Sirotti

Tony Martin Wins Individual Time Trial World Championships

Tony Martin defended his time trial world title at the Road Cycling World Championships earlier today, edging American rider Taylor Phinney into second place.

slicked by rain in some places. The Spaniard started two minutes before Martin, but the German powered past him around the 18-mile mark.

Contador said he had a hard time finishing the race after being reeled in by Martin.

"Psychologically, it is hard to continue when someone overtakes you. But I knew he was going to be very strong here," Contador said.

Watch video highlights from the 2012 road cycling world championships in our videos section (U.S.-only due to geo broadcast rights restrictions).

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