Rohan Dennis takes men's time trial gold medal at Commonwealth Games as Geraint Thomas crashes

Dennis powered around the course with unerring consistency, while Fred Wright picked up the silver medal

Commonwealth games time trial men's Rohan Dennis
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Rohan Dennis stormed to the gold medal in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games, the Australian beating Fred Wright from England into second and Geraint Thomas, who had crashed early on in the race, into third.

Wright set off on his time trial two hours earlier than Geraint Thomas and Rohan Dennis, and navigated the 37 kilometre course around Wolverhampton in 46-47. The Englishman held the provisional gold medal for an extended period of the day until Dennis eventually beat set his time of  46-21. 

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