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Second stage win for Italian Stacchiotti in Tour of Portugal

Riccardo Stacchiotti has his second stage win bite in the Tour of Portugal (2.1). The Italian from MsTina-Focus took the after 191,7 km from Sabugal to Viseu in the sprint for the Spaniard Enrique Sanz (Euskadi-Murias) and the Portuguese Joao Matias (Vito-Feirense-BlackJack). The leading position of Raul Alarcon was not in danger. Our countryman Franklin Six sprinted to a sixth place finish.

After two days, in which quite firmly gebikkeld was in the platoon names the riders, however, the day before the day of rest, a snipperdagje. Only two riders slid in an early flight: Jon Irisarri (Caja Rural-RGA), and the Italian Pierpaolo Ficara (Amore & Vita).

W52-FC Porto, for their leader, Alarcon, kept them within sight and with the finish in sight, in Viseu, they were swallowed at five kilometers from the end. It came to a sprint and it showed the 26-year-old Italian Stacchiotti is the fastest, good for his second stage win in this Round, his second profzege also. Alarcon keeps his leader’s jersey, Tuesday is a rest day on the program.

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