Rohan Dennis: 'Knowing Dumoulin's power numbers gave me confidence I could win'

The Australian has taken the first world champion's jersey of his career in a dominant performance

Rohan Dennis is the new TT world champion
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) took confidence in the World Championship time trial from knowing Tom Dumoulin's power numbers.

Dennis powered through the course to hold off the charge from Team Sunweb's Dutchman behind trying to defend his title.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.