Ganna underlines Tour de France form with third Italian TT title

National Championships Italy 2022 - ITT - San Giovanni al Natisone - San Giovanni al Natisone 35,6 km - 22/06/2022 - Filippo Ganna (ITA - INEOS Grenadiers)- photo Tommaso Pelagalli/SprintCyclingAgency©2022
Ganna blasts to victory at Italian nationals (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)

Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) claimed the third Italian time trial title of his career on Wednesday with a dominant ride that underlines his form ahead of the Tour de France

Ganna, who won the title in 2019 and 2020 but missed out last year, dominated this year's event, beating Mattia Cattaneo (QuickStep-Alpha-Vinyl) and Edoardo Affini (Jumbo-Visma) to the top spot of the podium. 

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