Contador clinches Dauphine prologue; Thomas fourth

Alberto Contador wins Criterium du Dauphine 2010, prologue

Alberto Contador (Astana) underlined his pre-Tour de France form in style by winning the opening prologue of the Criterium du Dauphine in France on Sunday.

Contador, resplendent in the red, white and yellow strip of Spanish time trial champion, set a time of eight minutes and 34 seconds with a faultless ride on the short and punchy 6.8km course in Evian-les-Bains to wear the yellow leader's jersey.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.