Filippo Ganna takes BinckBank Tour time trial victory as Tim Wellens retains overall lead

The Italian took his maiden WorldTour win on the short and fast course in The Hague

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Filippo Ganna (Team Ineos) took his maiden WorldTour victory with an emphatic win on the BinckBank Tour stage six individual time trial.

The Italian beat his compatriot Edoardo Affini (Mitchelton-Scott) by five seconds over the short and fast 8.4km course, averaging 54.3kmh to clock a time of 9-16.

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Richard Windsor

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