Martin holds off British charge to win Beijing time trial

Tony Martin, Tour of Beijing 2011, stage one

Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) won his first race as time trial World Championon Wednesday in the Tour of Beijing. He topped four Brits to claim the opening 11.3-kilometre time trial stage in China's capital city.

"It's a big honour for me to ride in the rainbow jersey, and to win the first race in it," Martin said. "Today takes a little pressure off."

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