Vincenzo Nibali Takes Yellow on Tour de France Stage 2

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN

SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom, July 06, 2014 (AFP) – Vincenzo Nibali rode
himself into the yellow jersey after a daring late break to win the second
stage of the Tour de France on Sunday.

The Italian champion pointed to the national flag on his Astana team jersey
after winning his first Tour stage at the fourth attempt.

The 29-year-old former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana champion finished
two seconds clear of the field at the end of a punishing 201km ride from York
to Sheffield in northern England.

Belgian Greg Van Avermaet was second with Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland in
third.

Van Avermaet moved up to third in the overall standings with Peter Sagan,
who was fourth on this stage and second on Saturday’s opening stage from Leeds
to Harrogate, moved into second overall.

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The Slovak, winner of the green jersey the last two years, had been the
favourite to win this stage but was left behind by Nibali’s break.

Sprinter Marcel Kittel, who started the day in yellow after winning
Saturday’s stage, finished almost 20 minutes behind in a group of sprinters.

It was a thrilling finish to an exciting stage that featured nine
categorised climbs which eventually made the difference.

The 4.7km long second category Holme Moss climb was the first to split the
field 57.5km from the finish.

After that the leaders rolled at breakneck speed and following the next
four third and fourth category climbs, there were around 15 riders left to
fight out the victory.

Overall contenders Contador and Froome both tried their luck on the short,
steep, final Jenkins Road climb before Nibali, one of the overall contenders,
used his descending skills to gain a gap on the field.

World champion Rui Costa and Froome gave chase but neither committed fully,
each looking to the other to take the lead, and Nibali had just enough to hold
on.


Tour de France 2014 – Vicenzo Nibali : “J’ai travaillé très dur” by Cyclismactu

Seven riders got away in an early break as soon as the stage began but they
never managed to extend their lead to more than three minutes.

By the time they reached the Holme Moss hill, the toughest climb of the
day, with still more than 60km to race, their lead was down to just seconds
and the break was clearly doomed.

Frenchman Blel Kadri, did try to stay away and managed another 20km out on
his own before he was caught on the next bump in the road, the third category
Midhopestones climb, after spending 160km in the lead.

By now the main sprinters, including Kittel, had long been shelled out the
back.

The pace kept going up, led by the Garmin-Sharp team of American Andrew
Talansky, the Criterium du Dauphine winner, and that reduced the lead group to
less than 20 riders.

Around 20-30 others got back in contact on the descent while another
Frenchman, Pierre Roland, broke out for home on his own after going over the
penultimate Oughtibridge climb 18km from home but his burst lasted only 10km.

Contador and Froome’s late accelerations further shredded the field but
Nibali had the last laugh.

Standings from the 2nd stage of
Tour de France, a 201km ride from York to Sheffield on Sunday:

1. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA/AST) 5h08min 36sec (average: 39.1 km/h)
2. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL/BMC) at 0:02.
3. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL/OPQ) 0:02.
4. Peter Sagan (SVK/CAN) 0:02.
5. Tony Gallopin (FRA/LTB) 0:02.
6. Michael Albasini (SUI/ORI) 0:02.
7. Andrew Talansky (USA/GRM) 0:02.
8. Bauke Mollema (NED/BKN) 0:02.
9. Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC) 0:02.
10. Romain Bardet (FRA/ALM) 0:02.
11. Jurgen Van den Broeck (BEL/LTB) 0:02.
12. Jakob Diemer Fuglsang (DEN/AST) 0:02.
13. Alberto Contador (ESP/TIN) 0:02.
14. Rui Costa (POR/LAM) 0:02.
15. Haimar Zubeldia (ESP/TRE) 0:02.
16. Jean Christophe Peraud (FRA/ALM) 0:02.
17. Alejandro Valverde (ESP/MOV) 0:02.
18. Tiago Machado (POR/APP) 0:02.
19. Chris Froome (GBR/SKY) 0:02.
20. Mikel Nieve (ESP/SKY) 0:02.
21. Richie Porte (AUS/SKY) 0:02.
22. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) 0:16.
23. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) 0:16.
24. Chris Horner (USA/LAM) 0:16.
25. Tom Dumoulin (NED/GIA) 0:16.
26. Mathias Frank (SWI/IAM) 0:16.
27. Frank Schleck (LUX/TRE) 0:16.
28. Pierre Rolland (FRA/EUC) 0:16.
29. Leopold König (CZE/APP) 0:16.
30. Yury Trofimov (RUS/KAT) 0:16.
31. Nicolas Roche (IRL/TIN) 0:16.
32. Darwin Atapuma (COL/BMC) 0:16.
33. Laurens ten Dam (NED/BKN) 0:16.
34. Sébastien Reichenbach (SWI/IAM) 0:16.
35. Tanel Kangert (EST/AST) 0:16.
36. Alessandro De Marchi (ITA/CAN) 0:16.
37. Fabian Cancellara (SWI/TRE) 0:35.
38. Cyril Gautier (FRA/EUC) 0:35.
39. Rudy Molard (FRA/COF) 0:35.
40. Daniel Navarro (ESP/COF) 0:35.
41. Peter Velits (SVK/BMC) 0:35.
42. Alexander Kristoff (NOR/KAT) 0:35.
43. Arthur Vichot (FRA/FDJ) 0:35.
44. Marco Marcato (ITA/CAN) 0:35.
45. Martin Elmiger (SUI/IAM) 0:35.
46. Michele Scarponi (ITA/AST) 0:35.
47. Egor Silin (RUS/KAT) 0:35.
48. Paul Voss (GER/APP) 0:35.
49. Jan Bakelants (BEL/OPQ) 0:35.
50. Marcel Wyss (SUI/IAM) 0:56.
51. Brice Feillu (FRA/BSE) 1:19.
52. Kristijan Durasek (CRO/LAM) 1:19.
53. Andy Schleck (LUX/TRE) 1:19.
54. Bram Tankink (NED/BKN) 1:19.
55. Daniel Oss (ITA/BMC) 1:19.
56. Steven Kruijswijk (NED/BKN) 1:45.
57. Tom Slagter (NED/GRM) 1:45.
58. Simon Gerrans (AUS/ORI) 1:45.
59. Anthony Delaplace (FRA/BSE) 1:45.
60. Janier Acavedo (COL/GRM) 1:45.
61. José Herrada Lopez (ESP/MOV) 1:45.
62. Michael Rogers (AUS/TIN) 2:34.
63. Simon Clarke (AUS/ORI) 2:42.
64. Fabio Sabatini (ITA/CAN) 2:42.
65. Bartosz Huzarski (POL/APP) 2:42.
66. Andriy Grivko (UKR/AST) 3:40.
67. Jens Keukeleire (BEL/ORI) 3:40.
68. Simon Yates (ENG/ORI) 4:34.
69. David Lopez (ESP/SKY) 4:34.
70. Simon Spilak (SLO/KAT) 4:34.
71. Arnold Jeannesson (FRA/FDJ) 5:46.
72. Ben Gastauer (LUX/ALM) 5:46.
73. Rafael Valls (ESP/LAM) 6:34.
74. Peter Stetina (USA/BMC) 6:34.
75. Yukiya Arashiro (JPN/EUC) 7:05.
76. Egoitz García (ESP/COF) 8:40.
77. Sylvain Chavanel (FRA/IAM) 8:40.
78. Jürgen Roelandts (BEL/LTB) 10:31.
79. Adam Hansen (AUS/LTB) 10:31.
80. Kristjan Koren (SLO/CAN) 10:31.
81. Stef Clement (NED/BKN) 10:31.
82. Giovanni Visconti (ITA/MOV) 10:31.
83. Rubén Plaza (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
84. José Joaquin Rojas (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
85. Imanol Erviti (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
86. Marcus Burghardt (GER/BMC) 10:31.
87. Jean-Marc Bideau (FRA/BSE) 10:31.
88. Tony Martin (GER/OPQ) 10:31.
89. Matteo Trentin (ITA/OPQ) 10:31.
90. Benjamin King (USA/GRM) 10:31.
91. Jan Bárta (CZE/APP) 10:31.
92. Lieuwe Westra (NED/AST) 10:31.
93. Nélson Oliveira (POR/LAM) 10:31.
94. Samuel Dumoulin (FRA/ALM) 10:31.
95. Nicolas Edet (FRA/COF) 10:31.
96. Michal Golas (POL/OPQ) 10:31.
97. Michael Schär (SUI/BMC) 10:31.
98. José Serpa Perez (COL/LAM) 10:31.
99. Jérôme Pineau (FRA/IAM) 10:31.
100. John Degenkolb (GER/GIA) 10:31.
101. Benat Intxausti (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
102. Gregory Rast (SUI/TRE) 10:31.
103. Heinrich Haussler (AUS/IAM) 10:31.
104. Thomas Voeckler (FRA/EUC) 10:31.
105. Kévin Reza (FRA/EUC) 10:31.
106. Julien Simon (FRA/COF) 10:31.
107. Amaël Moinard (FRA/BMC) 10:31.
108. Jeremy Roy (FRA/FDJ) 10:31.
109. John Gadret (FRA/MOV) 10:31.
110. Luis Ángel Maté (ESP/COF) 12:03.
111. Matteo Montaguti (ITA/ALM) 14:48.
112. Perrig Quemeneur (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
113. Sébastien Minard (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
114. Edward King (USA/CAN) 14:48.
115. Blel Kadri (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
116. Bart De Clercq (BEL/LTB) 14:48.
117. Alexandre Pichot (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
118. Bryan Coquard (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
119. Markel Irizar (ESP/TRE) 14:48.
120. Maxim Iglinskiy (KAZ/AST) 14:48.
121. Jens Voigt (GER/TRE) 14:48.
122. Koen de Kort (NED/GIA) 14:48.
123. Johan Van Summeren (BEL/GRM) 14:48.
124. Florian Vachon (FRA/BSE) 14:48.
125. Christophe Riblon (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
126. Maarten Wijnants (BEL/BKN) 14:48.
127. Matthew Busche (USA/TRE) 14:48.
128. Alex Howes (USA/GRM) 14:48..
129. Lars Ytting Bak (DEN/LTB) 14:48.
130. Lars Boom (NED/BKN) 14:48.
131. Vasil Kiryienka (BLR/SKY) 14:48.
132. Sébastian Langeveld (NED/GRM) 14:48.
133. Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ/AST) 14:48.
134. Joaquin Rodriguez (ESP/KAT) 14:48.
135. Reto Hollenstein (SUI/IAM) 14:48.
136. Sergio Paulinho (POR/TIN) 14:48.
137. Roy Curvers (NED/GIA) 14:48.
138. Florian Guillou (FRA/BSE) 14:48.
139. Cyril Lemoine (FRA/COF) 14:48.
140. Jon Izagirre (ESP/MOV) 14:48.
141. Luca Paolini (ITA/KAT) 14:48.
142. Yohann Gene (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
143. Mickaël Cherel (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
144. Svein Tuft (CAN/ORI) 15:39.
145. Christian Meier (CAN/ORI) 15:39.
146. Gatis Smukulis (LAT/KAT) 15:39.
147. Zakkari Dempster (AUS/APP) 15:39.
148. Luke Durbridge (AUS/ORI) 15:39.
149. Arnaud Gerard (FRA/BSE) 15:39.
150. Matthieu Ladagnous (FRA/FDJ) 15:39.
151. Sep Vanmarcke (BEL/BKN) 15:39.
152. Tom Leezer (NED/BKN) 15:39.
153. Rein Taaramae (EST/COF) 15:39.
154. Matthew Hayman (AUS/ORI) 15:39.
155. Jesus Hernandez (ESP/TIN) 15:39.
156. David De la Cruz (ESP/APP) 15:39.
157. Xavier Zandio (ESP/SKY) 15:39.
158. Matteo Tosatto (ITA/TIN) 15:39.
159. Daniele Bennati (ITA/TIN) 15:39.
160. Michael Morkov (DEN/TIN) 15:39.
161. Alessandro Vanotti (ITA/AST) 15:39.
162. Rafal Majka (POL/TIN) 15:39.
163. Maciej Bodnar (POL/CAN) 15:39.
164. Niki Terpstra (NED/OPQ) 18:33.
165. Albert Timmer (NED/GIA) 19:50.
166. Marcel Kittel (GER/GIA) 19:50.
167. Tom Veelers (NED/GIA) 19:50.
168. Andreas Schillinger (GER/APP) 19:50.
169. Danny van Poppel (NED/TRE) 19:50.
170. Marcel Sieberg (GER/LTB) 19:50.
171. André Greipel (GER/LTB) 19:50.
172. José Mendes (POR/APP) 19:50.
173. Jack Bauer (NZL/GRM) 19:50.
174. Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU/GRM) 19:50.
175. Romain Feillu (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
176. Ji Cheng (CHN/GIA) 19:50.
177. Mark Renshaw (AUS/OPQ) 19:50.
178. Alessandro Petacchi (ITA/OPQ) 19:50.
179. Adrien Petit (FRA/COF) 19:50.
180. William Bonnet (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
181. Cedric Pineau (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
182. Arnaud Démare (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
183. Mickael Delage (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
184. Davide Cimolai (ITA/LAM) 19:50.
185. Elia Viviani (ITA/CAN) 19:50.
186. Armindo Fonseca (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
187. Jean-Marc Marino (FRA/CAN) 19:50.
188. Benoit Jarrier (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
189. Dries Devenyns (BEL/GIA) 19:50.
190. Greg Henderson (NZL/LTB) 19:50.
191. Vladimir Isaichev (RUS/KAT) 19:50.
192. Alexander Porsev (RUS/KAT) 19:50.
193. Danny Pate (USA/SKY) 19:50.
194. Bernhard Eisel (AUT/SKY) 19:50.
195. Roger Kluge (GER/IAM) 19:50.
196. Maximiliano Richeze (ARG/LAM) 22:22.
. Sacha Modolo (ITA/LAM) Retired
. Mark Cavendish (GBR/OPQ) Withdrawn

Overall standings after the 2nd
stage of the Tour de France, a 201km ride from York to Sheffield on Sunday:

1. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA/AST) 9h52min 43sec
2. Peter Sagan (SVK/CAN) at 0:02.
3. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL/BMC) 0:02.
4. Michael Albasini (SUI/ORI) 0:02.
5. Chris Froome (GBR/SKY) 0:02.
6. Bauke Mollema (NED/BKN) 0:02.
7. Jurgen Van den Broeck (BEL/LTB) 0:02.
8. Alberto Contador (ESP/TIN) 0:02.
9. Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC) 0:02.
10. Jakob Diemer Fuglsang (DEN/AST) 0:02.
11. Alejandro Valverde (ESP/MOV) 0:02.
12. Tiago Machado (POR/APP) 0:02.
13. Rui Costa (POR/LAM) 0:02.
14. Romain Bardet (FRA/ALM) 0:02.
15. Haimar Zubeldia (ESP/TRE) 0:02.
16. Richie Porte (AUS/SKY) 0:02.
17. Jean Christophe Peraud (FRA/ALM) 0:02.
18. Mikel Nieve (ESP/SKY) 0:02.
19. Tony Gallopin (FRA/LTB) 0:02.
20. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL/OPQ) 0:02.
21. Andrew Talansky (USA/GRM) 0:02.
22. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) 0:16.
23. Leopold König (CZE/APP) 0:16.
24. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) 0:16.
25. Tanel Kangert (EST/AST) 0:16.
26. Nicolas Roche (IRL/TIN) 0:16.
27. Mathias Frank (SUI/IAM) 0:16.
28. Pierre Rolland (FRA/EUC) 0:16.
29. Frank Schleck (LUX/TRE) 0:16.
30. Chris Horner (USA/LAM) 0:16.
31. Laurens ten Dam (NED/BKN) 0:16.
32. Darwin Atapuma (COL/BMC) 0:16.
33. Yury Trofimov (RUS/KAT) 0:16.
34. Tom Dumoulin (NED/GIA) 0:16.
35. Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI/IAM) 0:16.
36. Fabian Cancellara (SUI/TRE) 0:35.
37. Alexander Kristoff (NOR/KAT) 0:35.
38. Martin Elmiger (SUI/IAM) 0:35.
39. Paul Voss (GER/APP) 0:35.
40. Arthur Vichot (FRA/FDJ) 0:35.
41. Peter Velits (SVK/BMC) 0:35.
42. Cyril Gautier (FRA/EUC) 0:35.
43. Michele Scarponi (ITA/AST) 0:35.
44. Egor Silin (RUS/KAT) 0:35.
45. Rudy Molard (FRA/COF) 0:35.
46. Daniel Navarro (ESP/COF) 0:35.
47. Jan Bakelants (BEL/OPQ) 0:35.
48. Marco Marcato (ITA/CAN) 0:35.
49. Marcel Wyss (SUI/IAM) 0:56.
50. Bram Tankink (NED/BKN) 1:19.
51. Andy Schleck (LUX/TRE) 1:19.
52. Brice Feillu (FRA/BSE) 1:19.
53. Kristijan Durasek (CRO/LAM) 1:19.
54. Daniel Oss (ITA/BMC) 1:19.
55. Janier Acavedo (COL/GRM) 1:45.
56. Anthony Delaplace (FRA/BSE) 1:45.
57. Steven Kruijswijk (NED/BKN) 1:45.
58. Tom Slagter (NED/GRM) 1:45.
59. José Herrada Lopez (ESP/MOV) 1:45.
60. Simon Gerrans (AUS/ORI) 1:45.
61. Alessandro De Marchi (ITA/CAN) 2:21.
62. Michael Rogers (AUS/TIN) 2:34.
63. Simon Clarke (AUS/ORI) 2:42.
64. Bartosz Huzarski (POL/APP) 2:42.
65. Fabio Sabatini (ITA/CAN) 2:42.
66. Andriy Grivko (UKR/AST) 3:40.
67. Jens Keukeleire (BEL/ORI) 3:40.
68. Simon Yates (ENG/ORI) 4:34.
69. David Lopez (ESP/SKY) 4:34.
70. Simon Spilak (SLO/KAT) 4:34.
71. Ben Gastauer (LUX/ALM) 5:46.
72. Arnold Jeannesson (FRA/FDJ) 5:46.
73. Peter Stetina (USA/BMC) 6:34.
74. Rafael Valls (ESP/LAM) 6:34.
75. Yukiya Arashiro (JPN/EUC) 7:05.
76. Sylvain Chavanel (FRA/IAM) 8:40.
77. Egoitz García (ESP/COF) 8:40.
78. José Joaquin Rojas (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
79. Samuel Dumoulin (FRA/ALM) 10:31.
80. Jan Bárta (CZE/APP) 10:31.
81. Jérôme Pineau (FRA/IAM) 10:31.
82. Lieuwe Westra (NED/AST) 10:31.
83. Nélson Oliveira (POR/LAM) 10:31.
84. Jürgen Roelandts (BEL/LTB) 10:31.
85. José Serpa Perez (COL/LAM) 10:31.
86. Gregory Rast (SUI/TRE) 10:31.
87. Tony Martin (GER/OPQ) 10:31.
88. Thomas Voeckler (FRA/EUC) 10:31.
89. Jean-Marc Bideau (FRA/BSE) 10:31.
90. Benjamin King (USA/GRM) 10:31.
91. Amaël Moinard (FRA/BMC) 10:31.
92. John Degenkolb (GER/GIA) 10:31.
93. Michael Schär (SUI/BMC) 10:31.
94. Jeremy Roy (FRA/FDJ) 10:31.
95. Rubén Plaza (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
96. Imanol Erviti (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
97. Nicolas Edet (FRA/COF) 10:31.
98. John Gadret (FRA/MOV) 10:31.
99. Kristjan Koren (SLO/CAN) 10:31.
100. Giovanni Visconti (ITA/MOV) 10:31.
101. Stef Clement (NED/BKN) 10:31.
102. Benat Intxausti (ESP/MOV) 10:31.
103. Heinrich Haussler (AUS/IAM) 10:31.
104. Michal Golas (POL/OPQ) 10:31.
105. Matteo Trentin (ITA/OPQ) 10:31.
106. Julien Simon (FRA/COF) 10:31.
107. Kévin Reza (FRA/EUC) 10:31.
108. Luis Ángel Maté (ESP/COF) 12:03.
109. Marcus Burghardt (GER/BMC) 12:25.
110. Adam Hansen (AUS/LTB) 13:00.
111. Bryan Coquard (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
112. Koen de Kort (NED/GIA) 14:48.
113. Jon Izagirre (ESP/MOV) 14:48.
114. Markel Irizar (ESP/TRE) 14:48.
115. Blel Kadri (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
116. Matthew Busche (USA/TRE) 14:48.
117. Alexandre Pichot (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
118. Maarten Wijnants (BEL/BKN) 14:48.
119. Maxim Iglinskiy (KAZ/AST) 14:48.
120. Bart De Clercq (BEL/LTB) 14:48.
121. Roy Curvers (NED/GIA) 14:48.
122. Matteo Montaguti (ITA/ALM) 14:48.
123. Vasil Kiryienka (BLR/SKY) 14:48.
124. Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ/AST) 14:48.
125. Yohann Gene (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
126. Florian Guillou (FRA/BSE) 14:48.
127. Jens Voigt (GER/TRE) 14:48.
128. Reto Hollenstein (SUI/IAM) 14:48..
129. Luca Paolini (ITA/KAT) 14:48.
130. Alex Howes (USA/GRM) 14:48.
131. Perrig Quemeneur (FRA/EUC) 14:48.
132. Sébastien Minard (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
133. Florian Vachon (FRA/BSE) 14:48.
134. Sergio Paulinho (POR/TIN) 14:48.
135. Christophe Riblon (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
136. Joaquin Rodriguez (ESP/KAT) 14:48.
137. Sébastian Langeveld (NED/GRM) 14:48.
138. Mickaël Cherel (FRA/ALM) 14:48.
139. Cyril Lemoine (FRA/COF) 14:48.
140. Johan Van Summeren (BEL/GRM) 14:48.
141. Lars Boom (NED/BKN) 15:08.
142. Sep Vanmarcke (BEL/BKN) 15:39.
143. Rein Taaramae (EST/COF) 15:39.
144. Maciej Bodnar (POL/CAN) 15:39.
145. Alessandro Vanotti (ITA/AST) 15:39.
146. Christian Meier (CAN/ORI) 15:39.
147. Xavier Zandio (ESP/SKY) 15:39.
148. Arnaud Gerard (FRA/BSE) 15:39.
149. Matthieu Ladagnous (FRA/FDJ) 15:39.
150. Daniele Bennati (ITA/TIN) 15:39.
151. Svein Tuft (CAN/ORI) 15:39.
152. Matthew Hayman (AUS/ORI) 15:39.
153. Tom Leezer (NED/BKN) 15:39.
154. Jesus Hernandez (ESP/TIN) 15:39.
155. Matteo Tosatto (ITA/TIN) 15:39.
156. Luke Durbridge (AUS/ORI) 15:39.
157. Lars Ytting Bak (DEN/LTB) 16:16.
158. Gatis Smukulis (LAT/KAT) 17:09.
159. Zakkari Dempster (AUS/APP) 17:09.
160. Rafal Majka (POL/TIN) 17:09.
161. Edward King (USA/CAN) 17:17.
162. Michael Morkov (DEN/TIN) 17:54.
163. David De la Cruz (ESP/APP) 18:50.
164. Marcel Kittel (GER/GIA) 19:50.
165. Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU/GRM) 19:50.
166. André Greipel (GER/LTB) 19:50.
167. Danny van Poppel (NED/TRE) 19:50.
168. Armindo Fonseca (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
169. Romain Feillu (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
170. Jack Bauer (NZL/GRM) 19:50.
171. Arnaud Démare (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
172. Alexander Porsev (RUS/KAT) 19:50.
173. Marcel Sieberg (GER/LTB) 19:50.
174. William Bonnet (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
175. Cedric Pineau (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
176. Mark Renshaw (AUS/OPQ) 19:50.
177. Bernhard Eisel (AUT/SKY) 19:50.
178. Dries Devenyns (BEL/GIA) 19:50.
179. José Mendes (POR/APP) 19:50.
180. Andreas Schillinger (GER/APP) 19:50.
181. Mickael Delage (FRA/FDJ) 19:50.
182. Benoit Jarrier (FRA/BSE) 19:50.
183. Jean-Marc Marino (FRA/CAN) 19:50.
184. Niki Terpstra (NED/OPQ) 20:55.
185. Danny Pate (USA/SKY) 21:20.
186. Albert Timmer (NED/GIA) 21:40.
187. Tom Veelers (NED/GIA) 21:40.
188. Elia Viviani (ITA/CAN) 21:55.
189. Adrien Petit (FRA/COF) 22:15.
190. Greg Henderson (NZL/LTB) 22:19.
191. Roger Kluge (GER/IAM) 22:29.
192. Ji Cheng (CHN/GIA) 23:27.
193. Vladimir Isaichev (RUS/KAT) 23:37.
194. Davide Cimolai (ITA/LAM) 28:42.
195. Alessandro Petacchi (ITA/OPQ) 33:59.
196. Maximiliano Richeze (ARG/LAM) 36:31.
. Mark Cavendish (GBR/OPQ) Withdrawn

Class standings after the 2nd
stage of the Tour de France, a 201.0km ride from York to Sheffield on Sunday:

Points:
1. Peter Sagan (SVK/CAN) 69 pts
2. Bryan Coquard (FRA/EUC) 47
3. Marcel Kittel (GER/GIA) 45
4. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL/BMC) 31
5. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA/AST) 30
6. Ramunas Navardauskas (LTU/GRM) 30
7. Michael Albasini (SWI/ORI) 27
8. Alexander Kristoff (NOR/KAT) 25
9. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL/OPQ) 22
10. Michael Rogers (AUS/TIN) 22

King of Mountains:
1. Cyril Lemoine (FRA/COF) 6 pts
2. Blel Kadri (FRA/ALM) 5
3. Jens Voigt (GER/TRE) 4
4. Nicolas Edet (FRA/COF) 4
5. Pierre Rolland (FRA/EUC) 2
6. Tom Slagter (NED/GRM) 2
7. Perrig Quemeneur (FRA/EUC) 2
8. Thomas Voeckler (FRA/EUC) 2
9. David De la Cruz (ESP/APP) 2
10. Chris Froome (GBR/SKY) 1

Team stage:
1. Sky 15h25:54.
2. Astana at 0:12.
3. BMC 0:14.
4. RadioShack 0:47.
5. Cannondale 0:47.

Team overall:
1. Sky 29h38:15.
2. Astana at 0:12.
3. BMC 0:14.
4. NetApp 0:47.
5. RadioShack 0:47.
6. Cannondale 0:47.
7. IAM Cycling 1:01.
8. Katusha 1:20.
9. Belkin 1:31.
10. Lampre 1:31.
11. Tinkoff 2:46.
12. Garmin 3:26.
13. Orica – GreenEdge 4:23.
14. AG2R La Mondiale 5:44.
15. FDJ.fr 6:31.
16. Europcar 7:50.
17. Cofidis 9:44.
18. Lotto 10:29.
19. Omega Pharma 11:02.
20. Movistar 12:12.
21. Bretagne-Séché 13:29.
22. Giant 25:29.

Best young riders (overall):
1. Peter Sagan (SVK/CAN) 9h52:45.
2. Romain Bardet (FRA/ALM) at 0:00.
3. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL/OPQ) 0:00.
4. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) 0:14.
5. Tom Dumoulin (NED/GIA) 0:14.
6. Sébastien Reichenbach (SUI/IAM) 0:14.
7. Rudy Molard (FRA/COF) 0:33.
8. Anthony Delaplace (FRA/BSE) 1:43.
9. Tom Slagter (NED/GRM) 1:43.
10. José Herrada Lopez (ESP/MOV) 1:43.

Photos: Corvos

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