Wiggins and Sky end Giro's 'phase one' with near win

Wiggins fronts Team Sky, Giro d'Italia 2010, stage 4 TTT

Bradley Wiggins and his Sky team-mates closed out 'phase one' of the Giro d'Italia by nearly winning the team time trial today. Wiggins led the team through intermittent rain showers from Savigliano to Cuneo with the best time until Italian team Liquigas knocked them off top spot by 13 seconds.

"We were lucking in a sense that we didn't get any rain in the finish because then we could have lost even more time," Wiggins explained.

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