Bradley Wiggins extended his lead in the Tour de France to 113 seconds after victory in the 41.5km individual time trial from Arc-et-Senans to Besancon. The Briton completed the demanding stage nine course in 51 minutes and 24 seconds, beating Team Sky team-mate Chris Froome into second place by 35 seconds. It was Wiggins’s first ever stage victory in the world’s greatest cycling race. Defending champion Cadel Evans, who started the day in second place overall just 10 seconds behind Wiggins, could only finish sixth, 1:43 behind the winner. Froome moves from sixth to third on the GC, just 14 seconds behind the Australian from BMC who is now 1:53 down on Wiggins going into the race’s first rest day.
Video Highlights 09/07/2012: Arc-et-Senans - Besancon (41,5 km - Stage 9 - Tour de France 2012)
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