Filippo Ganna becomes second-youngest men’s time trial world champion

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Filippo Ganna won the world road cycling championships time trial in his home nation of Italy, supplanting 2018 and 2019 winner&nbsp;Rohan Dennis&nbsp;of Australia.” data-reactid=”19″>Filippo Ganna won the world road cycling championships time trial in his home nation of Italy, supplanting 2018 and 2019 winner Rohan Dennis of Australia.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Ganna, a 24-year-old who took bronze last year, clocked 35 minutes, 54.10 seconds on a 20-mile course in Imola, beating Belgian Wout van Aert by 26.72 seconds.” data-reactid=”20″>Ganna, a 24-year-old who took bronze last year, clocked 35 minutes, 54.10 seconds on a 20-mile course in Imola, beating Belgian Wout van Aert by 26.72 seconds.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="He became the second-youngest man to win the world time trial after Australian Michael Rogers, according to ProCyclingStats,com.” data-reactid=”21″>He became the second-youngest man to win the world time trial after Australian Michael Rogers, according to ProCyclingStats,com.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Swiss Stefan Kung took bronze. Dennis was fifth.” data-reactid=”22″>Swiss Stefan Kung took bronze. Dennis was fifth.

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Ganna is a four-time world champion and world-record holder on the track in the individual pursuit, which is not an Olympic event.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Dennis, who beat Ganna by 1:55 last year, was bidding to tie the record of three straight time trial world titles shared by Jeannie Longo,&nbsp;Tony Martin&nbsp;and Rogers.” data-reactid=”30″>Dennis, who beat Ganna by 1:55 last year, was bidding to tie the record of three straight time trial world titles shared by Jeannie LongoTony Martin and Rogers.

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