Posted September 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tony Martin successfully defended his time trial world title Wednesday at the Road Cycling World Championships, edging American rider Taylor Phinney into second place. Martin became the second German in two days to defend a world title. Judith Arndt won the women's time trail on Tuesday. Martin completed the winding, hilly 28.4-mile course in 58 minutes, 38.76 seconds at an average speed of just under 30 mph. Phinney was only 5.37 seconds behind Martin. Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus was third Phinney was close to a medal at the London Olympics, but finished fourth in both the time trial and road race.
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Judith Arndt of Germany successfully defended her individual time trial title Tuesday at the Road Cycling World Championships. Arndt, who won silver in the Olympic time trial in London, finished the 15-mile race in 32 minutes, 26.46 seconds, an average speed of 27.71 mph. American rider Evelyn Stevens was second, 33.77 seconds behind Arndt. Linda Melanie Villumsen of New Zealand...
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