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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Rominger Wins Again

VALLADOLID, Spain -- Switzerland's Toni Rominger gave a stunning demonstration of power cycling to win the 9-kilometer time trial opening of the Tour of Spain by 20 seconds. Rominger, winner of the race for the past two years, served notice Monday of the strength of his bid for a third straight victory by slamming a star-studded field over a mainly flat course through the northern city of Valladolid. Starting last, he covered the distance in 10 minutes 35 seconds, 20 seconds faster than compatriot Alex Zuelle, second overall last year, and 24 seconds better than Spain's Melchor Mauri..