Tony Martin dominates to win record-equalling fourth World Championships time trial title

Tony Martin beats defending champion Vasil Kiryienka by 45 seconds to win his fourth UCI World Championships time trial in Doha, Qatar

Tony Martin in the elite mens TT at the 2016 World Road Championships (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Tony Martin has equalled Fabian Cancellara's record of four UCI World Championships time trial titles by dominating the 40km course in Doha to win by 45 seconds over reigning champion Vasil Kiryienka.

The German powerhouse led through both of the intermediate timing checks and bettered Jonathan Castroviejo's leading time just seconds after the Spanish rider took to top spot.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.