Updated: Tuesday, 18 March 2014 23:17 | By Agence France-Presse

Contador triumphs at Tirreno-Adriatico

Former two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador signalled his return to form by securing overall victory at the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race following the final time trial on Tuesday.

Contador triumphs at Tirreno-Adriatico

Spain's Alberto Contador rides at the start of the 133.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Versailles and Paris on July 21, 2013 - by Joel Saget

Italian Adriano Malori (Movistar) won the concluding stage of the 'Race of the Two Seas', a flat 9.1 km race against the clock which finished on the palm tree-lined seafront of San Benedetto del Tronto.

Malori completed the course in a winning time of 10min 13sec, leaving former world time trial champion Fabian Cancellara second at 6sec with Britain's Bradley Wiggins in third in a time of 10:14.

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