Wiggins beats Cancellara to clinch time trial

Bradley Wiggins
Wiggins finished more than 30 seconds clear of Fabian Cancellara

Bradley Wiggins won the individual time trial in the fourth stage of the Bayern-Rundfahrt on Saturday.

Wiggins clinched victory in devastating style, finishing more than 30 seconds clear of Fabian Cancellara in second.

On a perfect day for Team Sky, Geraint Thomas finished fifth to take the overall lead ahead of Sunday's final stage, with Edvald Boasson third.

Thomas, 25, holds a 19-second advantage going into Sunday with Nicki Sorensen in second place.

World and Olympic time trial champion Cancellara had set a target of 30 minutes and 41 seconds around the 26km Friedberg course.

But Wiggins matched the pace, kicking in with a superb final sprint on the Afrastrasse to finish 30.08 seconds ahead of the Swiss.

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