Edoardo Affini wins Tour of Britain stage six time trial after almost two hours in the hot seat

The former under 23 Italian national time trial champion excelled on the British country roads

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Edoardo Affini (Mitchelton-Scott) won stage six of the Tour of Britain, taking the top spot at the individual time trial after remaining in the hot seat for almost two hours.

Second place was earned by Sebastian Langeveld (EF Education First), 7s behind the 23-year-old winner, with Dylan van Baarle (Ineos) tied in third.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.