International Cycling

Bouhanni wins Vuelta Stage 2

2014-08-24 18:14
Nacer Bouhanni (AFP)

Madrid - France's Nacer Bouhanni has sprinted to victory in the 174.4km second stage of the Tour of Spain from Algeciras to San Fernando on Sunday.

Bouhanni, riding for FDJ, finished in a time of 4hr 01min 32sec, just ahead of German John Degenkolb and Italy's Roberto Ferrari.

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde moved into the overall lead with team-mate and race favourite Nairo Quintana of Colombia second.

Sky's Chris Froome finished with the same time as the leaders to remain 27 seconds off the lead.

Results from the second stage of the Tour of Spain, a 174.4km ride from Algeciras to San Fernando on Sunday:

1. Nacer Bouhanni (FRA/FDJ) 4hr 01min 30sec
2. John Degenkolb (GER/GIA) same time
3. Roberto Ferrari (ITA/LAM) s.t.
4. Jasper Stuyven (BEL/TRE) s.t.
5. Francesco Lasca (ITA/CJR) s.t.
6. Oscar Gatto (ITA/CAN) s.t.
7. Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR/ALM) s.t.
8. Tom Boonen (BEL/OPQ) s.t.
9. Moreno Hofland (NED/BKN) s.t.
10. Matteo Pelucchi (ITA/IAM) s.t.

1. Alejandro Valverde (ESP/MOV) 4hr 15min 43 sec
2. Nairo Quintana (COL/MOV) at same time
3. Audrey Amador (CRC/MOV) s.t.
4. Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP/MOV) s.t.
5. Imanol Erviti (ESP/MOV) s.t.
6. Gorka Izagirre (ESP/MOV) s.t.
7. Oscar Gatto (ITA/CAN) 0:06
8. Michael Matthews (AUS/ORI) 0:06.
9. Maciej Bodnar (POL/CAN) 0:06
10. Adam Yates (GBR/ORI) 0:06.

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