Lasse Norman Hansen shows his talent on debut

While Taylor Phinney (BMC) and Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) dominated the headlines, Lasse Norman Hansen of Garmin-Sharp showed his huge potential and excellent form for the rapidly approaching track world championships, by finishing third in the opening time trial. He was 16 seconds behind Phinney in the 9.9km time trial but was faster than multiple world champions Tony Martin and Fabian Cancellara.

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