Marco Pinotti's favourites for the UCI World Championships men’s time trial

Ganna Dennis Campenaerts Worlds TT
Three of the big favourites for Worlds TT – Filippo Ganna, Rohan Dennis and Victor Campenaerts (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

With a stacked start list ahead of the men's elite 2020 UCI Road World Championships time trial on Friday, Cyclingnews spoke to time trial specialist and coach Marco Pinotti in order to get a grasp on who might triumph in Imola.

The former rider and six-time Italian national champion in the race against the clock listed his main favourites for the 31.7km course, picking out some familiar names that he's worked alongside, as well as a few new faces.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.