Dowsett takes Tour of Britain time trial as Boom sets up overall win

Alex Dowsett, Tour of Britain 2011, press conference/warm-up

Newly-crowned British time trial champion Alex Dowsett gave Sky its first stage win at the 2011 Tour of Britain, sensationally winning the morning individual time trial in London on Sunday.

Overall leader Lars Boom (Rabobank) had been widely tipped to take the stage win, but it was the young Brit who set the fastest time of 10-14 around the 8.8km course around Westminster and the Embankment.

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