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Foss, Van Dijk win time trial gold at cycling worlds


WOLLONGONG, Australia (AP) — Ellen van Dijk defended her world title and claimed a third women’s time trial gold medal at the opening event of the world road cycling championships. Taking advantage of a technical course the Dutch athlete maintained a perfectly paced cadence to beat Australia’s Grace Brown by 12.79 seconds at the road cycling world championships. Swiss rival Marlen Reusser took bronze. Unheralded Norwegian Tobias Foss had a shock win for his maiden world championships title in the mens event. Defending champion Filippa Ganna finished seventh.

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