Kiryienka: Worlds still a hard win even without Wiggins and Cancellara

Vasil Kiryienka says his victory was still a hard one to win even without the defending champion Bradley Wiggins and four-time winner Fabian Cancellara

Vasil Kiryienka wins the 2015 UCI World Championships time trial

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Bradley Wiggins and Fabian Cancellara skipped it, and the top names suffered, but Belarusian Vasil Kiryienka still had to fight to take his time trial gold medal in the World Championships on Wednesday in Richmond.

Team Sky's Kiryienka stood on top of a surprise podium, with Italian Adriano Malori (Movistar) one step down and Frenchman Jérôme Coppel (IAM Cycling) below with the bronze medal.

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