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Germany's Martin Wins World TT

Cancellara 3rd as Tony Martin dominates

With a dominant performance on Wednesday at the UCI world championships in Denmark, Tony Martin gave Germany its second world time-trial title in 24 hours, defeating Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins by an astounding 1 minute 16 seconds. Fabian Cancellara, winner of four of the previous five world time trials and widely regarded as the best time trialist in the world, finished third after misjudging his speed and nearly crashing on two key turns. Yesterday, Germany's Judith Arndt took the women's time trial over favorite Emma Pooley of Great Britian. Like Martin, Arndt was a perennial top finisher in the event but had never won the race outright. Martin's time-trial victory at the Vuelta a Espana in late August led even Cancellara to call him the favorite for Wednesday's race. Martin, 26, rides for the now-defunct team HTC-Highroad. He recently signed with team Omega Pharma-Quickstep for the 2012 season.

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