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 , 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, 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. (Netherlands) +3″
  4. (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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