Wiggins's Sky team finished in 22 minutes, 5 seconds along the picturesque 10.8-mile route on the island of Ischia.
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ISCHIA, Italy (AP) Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins powered Sky to victory in the team time trial in the second stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, and Italian teammate Salvatore Puccio took the overall leader's pink jersey.

Sky finished in 22 minutes, 5 seconds along the picturesque 10.8-mile route on the island of Ischia. Movistar was second, 9 seconds behind, and Astana - featuring Wiggins' expected rival for the title, Vincenzo Nibali - was third, 14 seconds back.

Italy's Dario Cataldo was the first Sky rider to cross the line, but Puccio took the pink jersey because of his better placement in Saturday's opening stage.

The Omega Pharma-Quick Step team featuring stage 1 winner Mark Cavendish finished 17th, 48 seconds behind Sky.

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