March 07, 2012

DONORATICO, Italy (AP) -- The GreenEdge team led by Australian rider Matthew Goss won a team time trial Wednesday to open the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico race.

GreenEdge clocked 18 minutes, 41 seconds over the 10.5-mile route from San Vincenzo to Donoratico, and Goss crossed first to take the overall leader's jersey.

RadioShack, led by four-time trial world champion Fabian Cancellara, was second. American sprinting standout Tyler Farrar and prologue specialist David Millar led Garmin to a third-place finish. Both teams finished 17 seconds behind.

Stage two on Thursday is a 143-mile leg from San Vincenzo to Indicatore.

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