Contador wins Paris-Nice prologue, Wiggins second

Alberto Contador Paris Nice prologue 2009

Paris-Nice 2009 prologue photo gallery, by Graham Watson>>

Briton Bradley Wiggins has come within seconds of taking the opening prologue of Paris-Nice. The Garmin rider was finally beaten by top overall favourite Alberto Contador.

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