International Cycling

Meyer wins second Swiss stage

2014-06-15 19:11
Cameron Meyer (File)

Sarnen - Australian Cameron Meyer has won Sunday's second stage in the Tour of Switzerland while time-trial specialist Tony Martin of Germany retained the leader's yellow jersey.

Orica-GreenEdge rider Meyer won a sprint finish ahead of Sky's Philip Deignan and BMC's Larry Warbasse as the race headed into the mountains for the first time during the 181.8km ride, which featured two beyond category climbs, from Bellinzona to Sarnen.

Martin, who won Saturday's individual time-trial, kept hold of the yellow jersey with a six second lead over Dutchman Tom Dumoulin.

Leading results after the second stage of the Tour of Switzerland a 181.8km ride from Bellinzona to Sarnen on Sunday:

1. Cameron Meyer (AUS/ORI) 5hr 08min 18sec, 2. Philip Deignan (NIR/SKY) s.t., 3. Larry Warbasse (USA/BMC) s.t., 4. Peter Sagan (SVK/CAN) 0:14, 5. Ben Swift (GBR/SKY) 0:14, 6. Silvan Dillier (SWI/BMC) 0:14, 7. Koen de Kort (NED/GIA) 0:14, 8. Nino Schurter (SWI/ORI) 0:14, 9. Enrico Gasparotto (ITA/AST) 0:14, 10. Alexandre Kolobnev (RUS/KAT) 0:14.

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