Ulissi Sprints to Victory in Stage 2 of Tour Down Under 2014

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01/22/2014| 0 comments
by Mark Watson
Simon Gerrans leads the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under Fotoreporter Sirotti

Ulissi Sprints to Victory in Stage 2 of Tour Down Under 2014

Italian Diego Ulissi of the Lampre-Merida team stole the show in Stirling today holding off Australians Simon Gerrans (Team GreenEDGE) and Cadel Evans (Team BMC Racing) who crossed the finish line behind Ulissi in stage 2 of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under.

Jose Joaquim Rojas (Movistar) who will return home for treatment together with his Italian teammate Giovanni Visconti who broke his leg in a crash during Sunday's People's Choice Classic.

Tomorrow's stage three of the 2014 Tour Down Under starts in the downtown Adelaide shopping precinct of Norwood and takes the riders over the notorious Corkscrew Hill climb shortly before the finish in Campbelltown. Race leader Gerrans expects the Corkscrew Hill climb to have decisive effects on the general classification.

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