Canyon-SRAM win Giro Rosa TTT with most teams strung out by the finish

The UCI World Champions show they're still the team to beat in the TTT

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Canyon-SRAM won the opening stage of the Giro Rosa - a team time trial finishing in the home town of Fausto Coppi.

Kasia Niewiadoma, the German squad's climbing specialist who was second overall at the Women's Tour last month, led the team home to take the first pink jersey of the race.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.