Filippo Ganna powers to victory in Tour de la Provence prologue time trial

The Italian showed his dominance against the clock to take the leader’s jersey

Filippo Ganna at Tour de la Provence 2022.
(Image credit: Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) continued his 100 per cent record in time trials this year with a thunderous display in the prologue at the Tour de la Provence.

The world champion built on his win in the final stage of Étoile de Bessèges last week, bettering his team-mate Ethan Hayter by 12 seconds to take the race lead.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.