Kittel gives himself a shot at pink after strong Giro d'Italia time trial

Marcel Kittel's misspent youth as a time triallist paid dividends on the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia as he put himself in a position to take the maglia rosa over from Holland to Italy.

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