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Cancellara storms to third World time trial title

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Elite men's time trial podium: Gustav Larsson (Sweden), Fabian Cancellara (Swtizerland), Tony Martin (Germany)

Elite men's time trial podium: Gustav Larsson (Sweden), Fabian Cancellara (Swtizerland), Tony Martin (Germany) (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) counts his world time trial championships.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) counts his world time trial championships. (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) on his way to a world title.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) on his way to a world title. (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was emotional on the podium.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was emotional on the podium. (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Fabian Cancellara crushed the competition

Fabian Cancellara crushed the competition (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Marco Pinotti

Marco Pinotti (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Marco Pinotti was racing for Italy

Marco Pinotti was racing for Italy (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara

World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Fabian Cancellara on the podium with Gustav Larsson and Tony Martin

Fabian Cancellara on the podium with Gustav Larsson and Tony Martin (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tony Martin (Germany)

Tony Martin (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany)

Tony Martin (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) concentrates while racing.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) concentrates while racing. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was racing in his home country.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was racing in his home country. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Gustav Larsson (Sweden)

Gustav Larsson (Sweden) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) raises his arms on the podium.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) raises his arms on the podium. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was cheered wildly by the crowds.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) was cheered wildly by the crowds. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) listens to the Swiss national anthem.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) listens to the Swiss national anthem. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Elite men's time trial podium

Elite men's time trial podium (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany)

Tony Martin (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Last year's time trial champion Bert Grabsch (Germany)

Last year's time trial champion Bert Grabsch (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany) waits for his medal

Tony Martin (Germany) waits for his medal (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Gustav Larsson (Sweden) at the awards ceremony

Gustav Larsson (Sweden) at the awards ceremony (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany) smiles after receiving his medal.

Tony Martin (Germany) smiles after receiving his medal. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Gustav Larsson (Sweden) is happy with his medal.

Gustav Larsson (Sweden) is happy with his medal. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) steps up onto the podium.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) steps up onto the podium. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Marco Pinotti was racing for Italy.

Marco Pinotti was racing for Italy. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany)

Tony Martin (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Gustav Larsson (Sweden)

Gustav Larsson (Sweden) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) looked smooth throughout.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) looked smooth throughout. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) gets ready to go.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) gets ready to go. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) makes a last minute helmet adjustment.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) makes a last minute helmet adjustment. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) rolls off the start ramp.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) rolls off the start ramp. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) went hard from the start.

Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) went hard from the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)

Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark) finished 13th.

Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark) finished 13th. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands) would ride to seventh.

Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands) would ride to seventh. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)

Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Maciej Bodnar (Poland) was 59th

Maciej Bodnar (Poland) was 59th (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)

Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Marco Pinotti (Italy)

Marco Pinotti (Italy) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Marco Pinotti (Italy)

Marco Pinotti (Italy) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)

Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus) grits his teeth.

Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus) grits his teeth. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tom Danielson (United States)

Tom Danielson (United States) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)

Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)

Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)

Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tom Danielson (United States)

Tom Danielson (United States) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)

Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Lars Boom (Netherlands)

Lars Boom (Netherlands) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)

Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Svein Tuft (Canada)

Svein Tuft (Canada) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)

Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)

Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Bert Grabsch (Germany)

Bert Grabsch (Germany) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)

Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Lars Boom (Netherlands)

Lars Boom (Netherlands) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)

Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)

Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)

Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland) awaits his start.

Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland) awaits his start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Laurent Jalabert in the car.

Laurent Jalabert in the car. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Christopher Froome (Great Britain) at the start.

Christopher Froome (Great Britain) at the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain) at the start.

Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain) at the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Marco Pinotti (Italy) at the start.

Marco Pinotti (Italy) at the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tom Danielson (United States) on deck.

Tom Danielson (United States) on deck. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia) rolls down the ramp.

Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia) rolls down the ramp. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) awaits the start.

Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) awaits the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Tony Martin (Germany) looks nervous before the start.

Tony Martin (Germany) looks nervous before the start. (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) recorded a top-ten result.

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) recorded a top-ten result. (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Re-crowned World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)

Re-crowned World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Mikhail Ignatiev (Russia) finished the day in 47th place.

Mikhail Ignatiev (Russia) finished the day in 47th place. (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Gustav Larsson (Sweden) rides towards a World Championship silver medal.

Gustav Larsson (Sweden) rides towards a World Championship silver medal. (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Marco Pinotti (Italy) faded in the final lap of the 16.6 kilometre course.

Marco Pinotti (Italy) faded in the final lap of the 16.6 kilometre course. (Image credit: Riccardo Scanferla)
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Tony Martin put in an excellent ride to take home the bronze medal.

Tony Martin put in an excellent ride to take home the bronze medal. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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The diesel engine that is Fabian Cancellara keeps pace with the moto.

The diesel engine that is Fabian Cancellara keeps pace with the moto. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Thomas Danielson (USA) tucks in as tightly as possible.

Thomas Danielson (USA) tucks in as tightly as possible. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) was also back at worlds after a lengthy absence.

Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan) was also back at worlds after a lengthy absence. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) put in a solid performance but finished 27th.

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway) put in a solid performance but finished 27th. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Germany's Tony Martin shocked a few with his third place ride.

Germany's Tony Martin shocked a few with his third place ride. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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British star Bradley Wiggins shows the hurt of a massive effort.

British star Bradley Wiggins shows the hurt of a massive effort. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Fabian Cancellara in control as he rides to the gold medal.

Fabian Cancellara in control as he rides to the gold medal. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Lars Boom (Netherlands) drives it as he heads towards 16th place.

Lars Boom (Netherlands) drives it as he heads towards 16th place. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Sweden's Gustav Larsson nears the finish.

Sweden's Gustav Larsson nears the finish. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Fabian Cancellara enjoys the applause of his home crowd after another world title.

Fabian Cancellara enjoys the applause of his home crowd after another world title. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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The Swiss national anthem rings out on Swiss soil... and enjoyed by a satisfied Fabian Cancellara.

The Swiss national anthem rings out on Swiss soil... and enjoyed by a satisfied Fabian Cancellara. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Fabian counts to three - the number of time trial world championship titles he has to his name.

Fabian counts to three - the number of time trial world championship titles he has to his name. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Dutch rider Koos Moerenhout finished the TT in seventh.

Dutch rider Koos Moerenhout finished the TT in seventh. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan) makes a reappearance at the world championships.

Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan) makes a reappearance at the world championships. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark) shows the strain of riding to 13th place.

Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark) shows the strain of riding to 13th place. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Belgian rider Dominique Cornu finished the day in 14th.

Belgian rider Dominique Cornu finished the day in 14th. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania) gives it all he's got to take ninth place.

Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania) gives it all he's got to take ninth place. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Tom Danielson (USA) gets snapped by Japanese photographer Yuzuru Sunada.

Tom Danielson (USA) gets snapped by Japanese photographer Yuzuru Sunada. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Tom Danielson (USA) en route to finishing 23rd in the time trial.

Tom Danielson (USA) en route to finishing 23rd in the time trial. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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The tall, lean figure of Tom Zirbel rides to fourth place.

The tall, lean figure of Tom Zirbel rides to fourth place. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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American rider Tom Zirbel has stepped up this season, which was evident at the world championship time trial.

American rider Tom Zirbel has stepped up this season, which was evident at the world championship time trial. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Tom Zirbel (USA) impressed everyone with a fourth place finish.

Tom Zirbel (USA) impressed everyone with a fourth place finish. (Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)

Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) (Image credit: Sirotti)

The elite men's time trial at the World Championships in Mendrisio was all about one man: Fabian Cancellara. As the Swiss star left the start house and gingerly negotiated the first sweeping bend, he quickly settled quickly into his rhythm, and then began eating up the road.

Within the first three kilometres, and as the UCI's new GPS tracking system confirmed, the Olympic champion was travelling significantly faster than the 61 riders who had gone before him as well as defending champion Bert Grabsch (German), who followed at an increasing distance behind.

Over three laps of the 16.6km circuit, Cancellara crushed the opposition. He appeared to be carried on a wave of home support, with the noise by the roadside quite deafening as he powered through villages and steamrollered the climbs. The crowd was estimated at 23,000, and every one of them - it seemed - was rooting for the local hero.

Cancellara's superiority was evident throughout, but it was bludgeoned home in the final 200 metres, when he sat up, patted the Swiss flag on his chest and pointed to the skies to begin his victory celebrations even before the distance had been completed and as the clock was still running.

But with his closest rival having been caught and left behind well before half-distance, he would have had time to get off his bike and crawl those final 200 metres.

Fancied opponents were scattered left, right and centre. Before the first lap was up, the Swiss had his minute-man and the eventual runner-up, Gustav Larsson (Sweden), in his sights, going through the start/finish area trailing the Swede before overhauling him early on the second lap. Larsson was also the silver medallist behind Cancellara at the Beijing Olympics.

Before lap two was finished, Cancellara had caught another hotly tipped contender, Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain). Whereas Larsson put up a fight, trailing Cancellara for a few kilometres, the Swiss star flew past Wiggins as though he were Mark Cavendish sprinting to victory on the Champs Elysées.

To complete Wiggins's ignominy, he was also caught by Larsson after suffering mechanical problems on his final lap, which necessitated a bike change. The British star, a triple Olympic gold medallist on the track, dropped from fourth at the penultimate time check - just three seconds down on eventual bronze medallist Tony Martin (Germany) - to a final placing of 21st.

Throughout the 49.8km test, Cancellara didn't waver, other than to glance up at the clock at the end of lap two. Every corner was negotiated with just enough room to spare, prompting some sharp intakes of breath from those watching as his tyres almost clipped curbs and his broad shoulders almost scuffed buildings.

And whereas the climb to Rancate, half-way around the circuit, seemed to kill most riders' momentum, Cancellara apparently had energy to spare, sprinting up it to defy a gradient that, in places, was 10 percent.

Remarkably, Cancellara was unsure whether it was his best ever performance in a time trial, with Beijing also vying for that honour. "It was a perfect day, a perfect time trial," he said. "But it's difficult to say if it's my best. Beijing and today were the most beautiful ones. The Olympics and the worlds are very different. The Olympics are the biggest thing an athlete can do, but winning at home is also a fantastic experience. The support from the crowd, and the Swiss flags - it helped."

Asked about the margin of victory - which at the finish was one minute, 27 seconds, and would surely have been around 1:45 had he not sat up before the line - Cancellara said, "One minute's difference is difficult [to achieve]. I knew I would be fast, I knew I was ready.

"Above all, I had prepared mentally. My tactic was to give it my maximum. Larsson was one of the favourites, and I had the advantage starting behind him. To take so much time out of him demonstrates that I did everything right."

Cancellara will not celebrate his time trial title until after Sunday's road race. And he is hoping for a double celebration. "Last year I prepared well for Beijing, but I didn't have the confidence for the road race [in which he nonetheless won a bronze medal]," said Cancellara. "This year I am confident; I have the mental strength. My legs are ready but so is my head."

"I dream of doing the double," he said. "I said during the Vuelta that I think I can do it. I have the motivation, the determination, and the confidence. I always achieve what I say is a target, but of course the World Championship [road race] has its own rules. We have a six-man team. Others have nine, and the race will be very hard. But I have set the bar high, and I have the belief. If I didn't, I would stay at home."

For his part, Larsson was generous in his praise of Cancellara. After noting his other worldly time trialling ability, he conceded, "Unfortunately, he is from planet Earth."

"To win silver [in a time trial against] Cancellara is like winning gold," said Larsson. "He was the best today. I tried as hard as I could and I think I did a good race. I'm really happy with my performance."

Final results
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:57:55.74
2Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:01:27.13
3Tony Martin (Germany)0:02:30.18
4Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:02:47.12
5Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:03:02.88
6Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:03:08.49
7Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:03:11.59
8Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:03:20.95
9Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:03:33.88
10Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:03:37.39
11David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:03:40.61
12Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:03:43.95
13Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:04:07.66
14Dominique Cornu (Belgium)0:04:09.40
15Svein Tuft (Canada)0:04:24.25
16Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:04:24.85
17Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:04:27.64
18Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:04:34.55
19Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:04:39.67
20Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:04:40.97
21Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:04:50.39
22Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:04:56.25
23Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:05:09.45
24Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)0:05:12.60
25Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:05:16.82
26Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:05:25.86
27Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:05:28.44
28Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:05:28.71
29Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:05:31.07
30Adam Hansen (Australia)0:05:33.54
31Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:05:34.76
32Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:05:35.12
33Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:05:43.65
34Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:05:44.06
35Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:05:45.07
36Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:05:47.35
37Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:05:56.25
38Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:05:57.70
39Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)0:06:10.47
40Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:06:12.32
41Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:06:14.43
42Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:06:19.62
43Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:06:23.43
44Matias Medici (Argentina)0:06:28.26
45Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:06:29.49
46Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:06:38.73
47Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:06:43.02
48Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:06:50.24
49Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:06:58.79
50Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:07:06.21
51Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:07:23.56
52Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:07:26.68
53Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:07:27.52
54Tiago Machado (Portugal)0:07:30.34
55Rida Cador (Hungary)0:07:34.60
56Jerome Coppel (France)0:07:36.57
57Matti Helminen (Finland)0:07:48.12
58Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:08:20.66
59Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:08:43.10
60Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:08:53.21
61Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:09:00.12
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:09:05.56
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:11:06.21
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:12:55.11
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:20:32.85
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:22:38.69

Split 1 - 9.16km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:10:52.17
2Tony Martin (Germany)0:00:18.72
3Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:00:22.32
4Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:00:23.33
5Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:00:25.93
6Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:00:26.48
7Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:00:30.78
8Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:00:35.69
9Dominique Cornu (Belgium)0:00:35.72
10Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:00:36.53
11Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:00:36.54
12Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:00:36.89
13Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:00:37.00
14Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:00:37.33
15Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:00:38.77
16Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)
17Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:00:41.55
18Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:00:41.56
19Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:00:43.79
20Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:00:44.70
21Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:00:45.39
22Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:00:45.42
23Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:00:46.18
24Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:00:51.19
25Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:00:51.89
26Svein Tuft (Canada)0:00:52.28
27Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:00:52.71
28Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:00:52.82
29Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:00:53.07
30Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:00:53.48
31Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:00:54.11
32Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:00:54.94
33Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:00:55.20
34Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:00:55.56
35Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:00:55.64
36Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:00:55.82
37Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:00:57.97
38David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:00:59.84
39Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:01:00.57
40Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:01:01.10
41Jerome Coppel (France)0:01:01.77
42Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:01:03.21
43Tiago Machado (Portugal)0:01:03.79
44Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:01:04.17
45Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:01:04.81
46Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:01:04.86
47Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:01:05.43
48Adam Hansen (Australia)0:01:05.82
49Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:01:07.40
50Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)
51Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:01:10.48
52Rida Cador (Hungary)0:01:12.13
53Matias Medici (Argentina)0:01:12.20
54Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:01:12.29
55Matti Helminen (Finland)0:01:12.63
56Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:01:16.09
57Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:01:16.58
58Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:01:16.78
59Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:01:19.43
60Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:01:25.82
61Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:01:27.25
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:01:44.06
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:01:47.73
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:02:32.56
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:03:36.00
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:04:00.32

Split 2 - 16.6km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:19:05.31
2Tony Martin (Germany)0:00:38.46
3Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:00:46.94
4Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:00:48.82
5Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:00:59.09
6Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:01:02.40
7Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:01:06.39
8Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:01:06.53
9Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:01:10.46
10Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:01:12.09
11Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:01:18.07
12Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:01:19.43
13Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:01:19.52
14Dominique Cornu (Belgium)0:01:23.15
15Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:01:25.94
16Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:01:26.55
17Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:01:28.11
18David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:01:29.37
19Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:01:31.16
20Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:01:33.34
21Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:01:33.78
22Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:01:34.61
23Svein Tuft (Canada)0:01:35.73
24Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:01:35.96
25Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:01:39.08
26Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:01:39.54
27Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)0:01:39.60
28Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:01:40.29
29Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:01:42.29
30Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:01:42.78
31Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:01:43.67
32Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:01:43.83
33Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:01:45.06
34Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:01:50.00
35Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:01:53.22
36Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:01:53.76
37Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:01:54.48
38Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:01:55.76
39Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:01:55.77
40Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:01:56.04
41Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:01:56.26
42Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:01:56.33
43Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:01:57.27
44Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:01:58.28
45Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:01:58.92
46Adam Hansen (Australia)0:02:00.65
47Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:02:02.99
48Rida Cador (Hungary)0:02:03.27
49Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:02:06.91
50Matias Medici (Argentina)0:02:07.63
51Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)0:02:08.09
52Jerome Coppel (France)0:02:12.58
53Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:02:14.17
54Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:02:14.40
55Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:02:14.72
56Tiago Machado (Portugal)
57Matti Helminen (Finland)0:02:27.31
58Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:02:30.68
59Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:02:32.08
60Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:02:42.95
61Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:02:43.55
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:03:08.11
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:03:36.25
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:04:12.93
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:06:37.51
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:07:09.96

Split 3 - 25.76km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:30:07.22
2Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:01:04.54
3Tony Martin (Germany)0:01:17.22
4Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:01:19.40
5Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:01:30.54
6Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:01:41.66
7Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:01:41.80
8Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:01:41.98
9Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:01:44.98
10Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:02:01.83
11Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:02:03.58
12Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:02:03.91
13David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:02:11.37
14Dominique Cornu (Belgium)
15Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:02:11.82
16Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:02:16.14
17Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:02:19.38
18Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:02:19.74
19Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:02:24.19
20Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:02:25.91
21Svein Tuft (Canada)0:02:26.67
22Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:02:29.63
23Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:02:31.21
24Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:02:32.64
25Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:02:38.60
26Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:02:39.68
27Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:02:43.73
28Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:02:48.14
29Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:02:48.44
30Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:02:49.51
31Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)0:02:50.22
32Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:02:53.97
33Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:02:55.85
34Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:02:55.89
35Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:02:57.62
36Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:02:57.69
37Adam Hansen (Australia)0:02:58.36
38Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:02:59.92
39Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:03:02.28
40Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:03:07.57
41Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:03:09.10
42Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)0:03:13.11
43Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:03:15.38
44Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:03:18.45
45Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:03:20.09
46Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:03:21.83
47Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:03:22.16
48Matias Medici (Argentina)0:03:26.97
49Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:03:27.93
50Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:03:28.87
51Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:03:29.54
52Rida Cador (Hungary)0:03:31.07
53Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:03:33.61
54Tiago Machado (Portugal)0:03:43.96
55Jerome Coppel (France)0:03:44.51
56Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:03:54.67
57Matti Helminen (Finland)0:03:59.32
58Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:03:59.50
59Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:04:06.61
60Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:04:28.88
61Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:04:40.50
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:05:15.24
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:05:31.02
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:06:54.33
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:10:37.83
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:11:28.43

Split 4 - 33.2km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:38:20.98
2Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:01:13.94
3Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:01:53.46
4Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:01:54.06
5Tony Martin (Germany)0:01:54.48
6Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:02:05.16
7Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:02:13.28
8Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:02:19.32
9Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:02:26.48
10Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:02:31.93
11Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:02:35.51
12Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:02:49.79
13Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:02:53.09
14David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:02:55.49
15Dominique Cornu (Belgium)0:02:56.98
16Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:03:07.09
17Svein Tuft (Canada)0:03:13.58
18Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:03:13.97
19Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:03:14.49
20Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:03:17.79
21Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:03:19.00
22Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:03:19.26
23Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:03:21.83
24Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:03:28.98
25Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:03:34.15
26Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:03:34.84
27Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:03:37.95
28Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:03:41.07
29Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:03:42.03
30Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:03:46.20
31Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:03:50.83
32Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:03:52.72
33Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:03:54.63
34Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:03:56.19
35Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:03:57.92
36Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:03:58.73
37Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:03:59.79
38Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:03:59.80
39Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)0:04:00.19
40Adam Hansen (Australia)0:04:02.84
41Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:04:03.01
42Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:04:06.64
43Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)0:04:07.10
44Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:04:15.24
45Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:04:17.73
46Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:04:21.26
47Matias Medici (Argentina)0:04:21.99
48Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:04:24.43
49Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:04:28.51
50Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:04:30.45
51Rida Cador (Hungary)0:04:37.82
52Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:04:45.58
53Tiago Machado (Portugal)0:04:50.79
54Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:04:56.55
55Matti Helminen (Finland)0:05:06.44
56Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:05:12.34
57Jerome Coppel (France)0:05:14.02
58Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:05:22.90
59Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:05:30.75
60Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:05:55.87
61Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:06:03.06
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:06:28.53
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:07:15.58
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:08:38.61
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:13:36.31
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:14:47.25

Split 5 - 42.36km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)0:49:26.93
2Gustav Larsson (Sweden)0:01:15.94
3Tony Martin (Germany)0:02:24.05
4Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)0:02:27.25
5Tom Zirbel (United States Of America)0:02:29.43
6Marco Pinotti (Italy)0:02:32.90
7Koos Moerenhout (Netherlands)0:02:52.05
8Janez Brajkovic (Slovenia)0:02:53.94
9Ignatas Konovalovas (Lithuania)0:03:10.05
10Alexandre Vinokourov (Kazakhstan)0:03:10.15
11Bert Grabsch (Germany)0:03:10.96
12David Mc Cann (Ireland)0:03:20.26
13Jean-Christophe Peraud (France)0:03:28.18
14Dominique Cornu (Belgium)0:03:39.21
15Lars Ytting Bak (Denmark)0:03:41.61
16Svein Tuft (Canada)0:03:58.61
17Artem Ovechkin (Russian Federation)0:03:59.67
18Christopher Froome (Great Britain)0:04:02.75
19Lars Boom (Netherlands)0:04:09.77
20Frantisek Rabon (Czech Republic)0:04:10.50
21Serpa Perez J R (Colombia)0:04:15.16
22Sebastian Lang (Germany)0:04:16.95
23Thomas Danielson (United States Of America)0:04:28.47
24Edvald Boasson Hagen (Norway)0:04:37.01
25Jay Robert Thomson (South Africa)0:04:40.36
26Alex Rasmussen (Denmark)0:04:40.82
27Sébastien Rosseler (Belgium)0:04:42.14
28Andrey Kashechkin (Kazakhstan)0:04:44.44
29Eugen Wacker (Kyrgyzstan)0:04:48.04
30Aleksejs Saramotins (Latvia)0:04:49.30
31Paulinho S M M (Portugal)0:04:55.84
32Martin Velits (Slovakia)0:04:59.75
33Adam Hansen (Australia)0:05:01.72
34Bartosz Huzarski (Poland)0:05:02.56
35Garrido Mayorga M (Argentina)0:05:05.32
36Andriy Grivko (Ukraine)0:05:06.60
37Juan Carlos Lopez Marin (Colombia)0:05:07.52
38Gutierrez Palacios (Spain)0:05:17.11
39Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spain)0:05:17.94
40Rubens Bertogliati (Switzerland)0:05:18.09
41Branislau Samoilau (Belarus)0:05:20.05
42Fredrik Ericsson (Sweden)0:05:21.64
43Mikhail Ignatiev (Russian Federation)0:05:35.84
44Erik Hoffmann (Namibia)0:05:38.56
45Magno Prado Nazaret (Brazil)0:05:39.90
46Gregor Gazvoda (Slovenia)0:05:43.79
47Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)0:05:44.88
48Matias Medici (Argentina)0:05:46.08
49Raivis Belohvosciks (Latvia)0:05:47.01
50Jeremy Vennell (New Zealand)0:05:57.44
51Tiago Machado (Portugal)0:06:19.48
52Jerome Coppel (France)0:06:25.06
53Ervin Korts-Laur (Estonia)0:06:29.50
54Rida Cador (Hungary)0:06:31.82
55Cameron Wurf (Australia)0:06:33.94
56Matti Helminen (Finland)0:06:38.95
57Pavol Polievka (Slovakia)0:06:40.66
58Maciej Bodnar (Poland)0:07:00.18
59Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukraine)0:07:10.43
60Jose Ragonessi (Ecuador)0:07:51.41
61Jarmo Rissanen (Finland)0:07:54.50
62Zoltan Madaras (Hungary)0:08:08.63
63Eduard Novak (Romania)0:09:25.07
64Gabriel Sorin Pop (Romania)0:11:17.89
65Reginald Douglas (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:17:38.00
66James Weekes (St. Kitts and Nevis)0:19:15.84

 

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