Tour de France: Near miss for Martin in Utrecht

Five seconds, that’s what separated Tony Martin (Etixx-QuickStep) from winner Rohan Dennis (BMC), who grabbed the victory in the opening time trial of the 2015 Tour de France. Before the race Martin said that the 13.8km Utrecht time trial was a unique opportunity to grab the maillot jaune, a jersey the 30-year-old hasn’t been able to take on just yet. The German rider, who’s nicknamed der panzerwagen, had a hard time to deal with the near miss.

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