Giro d'Italia's picturesque opening team time trial stage in photos

Orica-GreenEdge claims 2015 Giro d'Italia opening team time trial stage on a picturesque coastal route to San Remo. Photos by Graham Watson

Team Sky on stage one of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Orica-GreenEdge repeated last year's win in the opening team time trial of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, blitzing the 17.6-kilometre seaside course under sunny skies to put Simon Gerrans in the race lead.

It's some consolation for Gerrans after a season blighted by injury, and the elated Australian stood on the podium with his children whilst donning the coveted maglia rosa.

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