GC pair on course after stage two

05 Mar 2018

GC pair on course after stage two

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Team Sky’s general classification contenders finished safely in the peloton as Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto-Jumbo) sprinted to victory on stage two of Paris-Nice.

Groenewegen came out on top in a reduced bunch sprint into the finish in Vierzon, with Team Sky well-placed in the front group.

Sergio Henao, Wout Poels and David De La Cruz all finished in the top bunch of contenders in an undulating finish which saw some splits in the peloton. 

Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) maintains his lead overall heading into Tuesday's 210km test from Bourges to Châtel-Guyon which features three category three climbs.
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Stage two result:

1. Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto-Jumbo) 4:51:31
2. Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) s.t.
3. Andre Griepel (Lotto Soudal) s.t.
4. Phil Bauhaus (Team Sunweb) s.t.
5. Arnaud Demare (Groupama - FDJ) s.t.
22. Wout Poels (Team Sky) s.t.

Overall standings

1. Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) 7:58:57
2. Gorka Izagirre (Bahrain Merida) +7"
3. Christophe Laporte (Cofidis) +8"
4. Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) +10"
5. Mike Teunissen (Team Sunweb) +13"
14. Wout Poels (Team Sky) +15"
25. Sergio Henao (Team Sky) s.t.

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