Remco Evenepoel wins World Championship time trial as Josh Tarling grabs superb bronze

Silver goes to Italy's Filippo Ganna, with fellow-favourite Wout Van Aert suffering an off-day

World Championship time trial elite men's podium of (l-r) Filippo Ganna, Remco Evenepoel, Josh Tarling
(Image credit: Adrian Dennis / Getty Images)

Remco Evenepoel made up for disappointment in the road race by riding to gold in the World Championship elite men's time trial around Stirling, taking Belgium's first ever gold medal in the event and becoming its youngest ever winner to boot.

It followed a race-long battle with Italy's Filippo Ganna, who took silver, 12 seconds behind Evenepoel in Stirling, at the end of the 47.8km course.

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