The Colombian Alvaro Hodeg has his Belgian team Deceuninck – Quick-Step Wednesday the thirty-first victory of the season concerned. He was at the end of the second stage of the Tour of Norway (cat. 2.BC) in the streets of Mandal in a bunch sprint faster than thuisrenners Kristoffer Halvorsen and Edvald Boasson Hagen. The Dutchman Cees Bol (Team Sunweb) remains the leader.
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Stage 2 in Norway carried out the riders about 174 light heuvelende miles from Kvinesdal to Mandal, where, at the conclusion of three local laps of just under ten kilometers were waiting. A stage that made seemed to be a bunch sprint, but seven riders tried to escape with a long flight.
WorldTeams UAE Team Emirates, Sunweb, Dimension Data and Deceuninck – Quick-Step beat together to put a spanner in the works of the front-runners to throw, but that could just: only in the final kilometer, were the strongest of the escapees. In the sprint that followed, brought the 22-year-old Hodeg the small advantage of Halvorsen and Tom Van Asbroeck the first Belgian on the seventh place. Sep Vanmarcke and Lawrence Naesen made it to the top ten.
For Hodeg is the second victory of the season, after a stage in the tour of his homeland early this year. He was also third in the Bredene, Koksijde Classic and heard last week in Stavanger, with the winning team of the Hammer Sprint. In the ranking climbs Hodeg now to place two, in the same time as the Orb, the winner of Tuesday’s second leg in eighth discontinued. .