Rennes: Sergiy Honchar became the first Ukrainian to take the Tour de France leaderâ€™s yellow jersey on Saturday, dominating the field in the first long time trial of this yearâ€™s race. The T-Mobile rider, a former world time trial champion, was by far the strongest rider in the race against the clock. He beat American Floyd Landis by more than a minute. Sebastian Lang from Germany was third. Honchar was timed at 1 hour, 1 minute, 43 seconds over 52km. It was his first stage win in three Tours.
Honchar wins Tour de France time trial
Published: 12:00 am Jul 09, 2006