Lisa Brennauer wins time trial stage two at the Ceratizit Challenge in Madrid

The German road champion takes an overall lead of 20 seconds into Sunday's final stage

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It was a day for the specialist time trialists in Madrid on Saturday, former German champion Lisa Brennauer winning stage two of the Ceratizit Challenge.

The 2014 world champion rode excellently on the 9.3km course, finishing in a time of 12.40, one second ahead of Italian champion Elisa Longo Borghini, with 2013 world champion Ellen van Dijk third, a further three seconds down.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.