2013 Tirreno-Adriatico: Stage 2 Results

has won a bunch sprint at the end of Thursday’s stage, while retains the overall lead of the after the second day.

Goss, who rides for , edged Manuel Belletti on the 144-mile flat route from San Vincenzo to Indicatore. was third.

Roberto Ferrari was fourth but Cavendish, who was first in Wednesday’s opening team time trial, crossed in fifth to retain the lead. The British rider has a 2-second advantage over teammate Michal Kwiatkowski, with another Omega Pharma-Quickstep rider, Niki Terpstra in third.

The 118-mile stage Friday is a flat route from Indicatore to Narni Scalo.

The race ends on Tuesday with an individual time trial in San Benedetto del Tronto.

Stage 2 Brief Results:

  1. (Australia / Orica) 5:48:41″
  2. Manuel Belletti (Italy / AG2R) ST
  3. (Germany / Team MTN)
  4. Roberto Ferrari (Italy / Lampre)
  5. (Britain / Omega Pharma – Quick-Step)
  6. Arnaud Demare (France / FDJ)
  7. (Germany / Lotto)
  8. Kristian Sbaragli (Italy / Team MTN)
  9. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale)
  10. Davide Appollonio (Italy / AG2R)

General Classification After Stage 2:

  1. (Britain) 6:08:02″
  2. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland) +2″
  3. Niki Terpstra (Netherlands) +3″
  4. Tony Martin (Germany)
  5. Zdenek Stybar (Czech Republic)
  6. Giovanni Visconti (Italy) +14″
  7. Alex Dowsett (Britain)
  8. Benat Intxausti (Spain)
  9. Juan Jose Cobo (Spain)
  10. (Costa Rica)

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