Tony Martin won't target time trial gold at Tokyo 2020

The German took silver in the Olympic race against the clock at London 2012

Tony Martin at the 2019 Yorkshire Worlds (Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Tony Martin has decided not to go for gold in the time trial at Tokyo 2020, in what will likely be his last chance at Olympic glory.

Instead, the German will target the 2020 Road World Championships in Switzerland in September, where he will attempt to win a record fifth title.

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