Tony Martin has overall Paris-Nice victory in sight

Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) has taken a strong step towards overall victory at Paris-Nice with today's win in stage six's 27km individual time trial. The 25-year-old German took over the race lead from Andreas Klöden (RadioShack), the 2000 Paris-Nice champion, and now leads his compatriot by 36 seconds overall with two stages remaining. For Martin, the Paris-Nice stage win was the 18th victory of his professional career and his 12th time trial success.

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