Tour de Suisse 1: Fabian Cancellara wins opener

Home favourite off to a great start in 8km time trial

Swiss champion Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) has won the opening stage of the 73rd Tour de Suisse, a 7.8km time trial from Mauren to Ruggell. 

Cancellara clocked a time of 9'21 for the stage, beating defending Tour de Suisse champion Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas) by 19 seconds. Andreas Klöden (Astana) was third at 22 seconds.

For full results and photos, visit Cyclingnews.com.

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