Ryan Mullen storms to time trial victory on stage three of Vuelta a San Juan

Irish national champion makes perfect start to season in Argentina

Ryan Mullen took victory on stage three of the Vuelta a San Juan

(Image credit: Ilario Biondi/BettiniPhoto)

Ryan Mullen (Trek-Segafredo) claimed his first overseas win as a professional rider as he stormed to time trial victory on stage three of the Vuelta a San Juan.

Mullen, whose only previous victories since turning pro in 2016 have come at the Irish National Championships, produced a dominant performance on the flat, untechnical 14.4km course, winning by 25 seconds over Fillipo Ganna (UAE Team Emirates) who moved into the race lead.

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