Tony Martin wins men’s time trial world title

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Tony Martin of Germany won the men’s time trial at the road cycling world championship ahead of Bradley Wiggins of Britain and Fabian Cancellera of Switzerland on Wednesday.

Martin, a two-time bronze medalist in time trial, finished the flat, 28.77-mile circuit through Copenhagen in 53 minutes, 42.85 seconds.

Cancellera, a four-time time trial champion, dropped to third after a strong start. He completed the route in 55:04.44.

In the women’s time trial on Tuesday, Judith Arndt of Germany won the gold medal ahead of New Zealand’s Linda Villumsen and defending champion Emma Pooley of Britain.