June 28, 2007
Vaugrenard, Cancellara, Ascani win TT nats
With the Tour a little more than a week away, most of the European countries are holding their time trial championships, with road nationals this weekend.
Sweden: Gustav Larsson won the TT title ahead of TdFblog favorite Magnus Backstedt, with Thomas Lövkvist 8th.
France: Benoit Vaugrenard of Française des Jeux won the French time trial championship today, ahead of Dimitri Champion and Nicolas Vogondy. Last year's winner, Sylvain Chavanel, did not compete.
Switzerland: Fabian Cancellara showed why he wears those rainbow stripes, earning his 5th Swiss national title.
Italy: Luca Ascani of Aurum Hotels beat out '05 TT champ Marco Pinotti and Vincenzo Nibali to earn a maglia tricolore.
Germany: Former Phonak Bert Grabsch beat out Lars Teutenberg and Robert Bartko in Warnemünde on Sunday, while many of Germany's top TT men competed at the Tour de Suisse.
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