Bradley Wiggins says Qatar TT result puts him on track for Paris-Roubaix

The World Time Trial Champion placed third in his first outing in the rainbow skinsuit.

Bradley Wiggins on stage three of the 2015 Tour of Qatar

(Image credit: Watson)

Bradley Wiggins downplayed his result in the Tour of Qatar’s 10.9-kilometre time trial this afternoon, the first time he wore the rainbow jersey in competition.

Wiggins posted a 14-12 for the 10.9 kilometres in Lusail this afternoon, which placed him third, nine seconds behind stage winner and new overall leader Niki Terpstra (Etixx-Quick Step). Fabian Cancellara placed runner-up, a second ahead of Wiggins.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1