- - 2014 VDK-Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde Stage 2

2014 VDK-Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde Stage 2

Sacha Modolo won stage 2 of this year’s VDK-Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde, in a sprint finish against riders from the and Omega Pharma-Quick Step team – after a well-timed lead out by his Lampre-Merida squad. 

Meanwhile, Arnaud Demare finished in second place, with tis year’s Milan – San Remo winner Alexander Kristoff in third.

Yesterday’s stage winner Peter Sagan finished in the main field –  more than three minutes back.

After today’s stage results, Gert Steegmans took over the race lead, followed by Oscar Gatto in second place at three seconds behind. 

The VDK-Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde wraps-up tomorrow  with a 109 kilometer stage, followed by 14.3 kilometer time trial later in the day.

Top 10 Finishers 

1 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Lampre-Merida 4:28:15   2 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ     3 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha Team     4 Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team     5 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Wanty-Groupe Gobert     6 Daniele Colli (Ita) Neri Sottoli     7 Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) UnitedHealthcare Presented By Maxxis     8 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano     9 Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise     10 Marco Canola (Ita) Bardiani-CSF  


General classification after stage 2    

1 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 8:57:45   2 Oscar Gatto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:00:01   3 Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise 0:00:03   4 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:05   5 Mauro Finetto (Ita) Neri Sottoli 0:00:09   6 Vincent Jerome (Fra) Team Europcar     7 Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step     8 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ 0:00:14   9 Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:00:20   10 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha Team 0:00:24

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