Venturini beats Bouhanni in stage two of Route d’Occitanie

Clement Venturini wins stage 2 Route d'Occitanie 2018

Clement Venturini (AG2R La Mondiale) has won the final sprint of the second stage at the Route d’Occitanie, crossing the finish line ahead of race leader Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) and Carlos Barbero (Movistar).

Bouhanni was the first rider to launch the sprint but he wasn’t strong enough and he almost crashed against Carlos Barbero (Movistar), a situation that Venturini used to his advantage to take the stage.

Route d’Occitanie 2018 – stage 2 results (St Gaudens – Masseube Val-de-Gers):

1Clement Venturini (AG2R La Mondiale)


2Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis)


3Carlos Barbero (Movistar)


4Christophe Laporte (Cofidis)


5Kevin Le Cunff (St Michel-Auber 93)


6Evaldas Siskevicius (Delko Marseille Provence KTM)


7Flavien Maurelet (St Michel-Auber 93)


8Yevgeniy Gidich (Astana)


9Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept Club)


10Christopher Lawless (Team Sky)



General classification after stage 2:

1Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis)


2Clement Venturini (AG2R La Mondiale)


3Christophe Laporte (Cofidis)


4Quentin Jauregui (AG2R La Mondiale)


5Garikoitz Bravo (Euskadi Basque Country-Murias)


6Carlos Barbero (Movistar)


7Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept Club)


8Romain Combaud (Delko Marseille Provence KTM)


9Yevgeniy Gidich (Astana)


10Jon Aberasturi (Euskadi Basque Country-Murias)



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