Tony Martin wins joint record fourth time trial world title

Tony Martin (Germany) won a joint record fourth men’s individual time trial world title at the Road Cycling World Championships in Qatar.

The German rider completed the 40km route in 44min42s, 45 seconds quicker than defending champion Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus. Spain’s Jonathan Castroviejo was third.

It was Martin’s second gold of the week in Doha, following victory in the men’s team time trial in his last race for Etixx-Quick Step.

Martin will be leaving the Belgium-based side to join Katusha from 2017.

More to folllow…

World Championships 2016 – elite men time trial results:

1 Tony Martin (Germany)


2 Vasil Kiryienka (Belarus)


3 Jonathan Castroviejo (Spain)


4 Maciej Bodnar (Poland)


5 Ryan Mullen (Ireland)


6 Rohan Dennis (Australia)


7 Yves Lampaert (Belgium)


8 Jos Van Emden (Netherlands)


9 Reto Hollenstein (Switzerland)


10 Bob Jungels (Luxembourg)