Phinney ultimately happy with Worlds time trial silver

Taylor Phinney and Tony Martin after World Champs time trial 2012

Taylor Phinney once again experienced the disappointment of a near miss at a major championships today. The American who was twice fourth at the Olympics, finished in second place in the World Championship time trial, just five seconds behind Tony Martin of Germany.

"It's been a season of near misses for me with the Olympics and then just coming here and getting second. If you told me this morning that I'd be second, I would've been excited, but to lose by such a small margin... But it's behind Tony Martin, a champion. I have to be happy with that."

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