Guangxi stage 2: Ackermann wins in pouring rain

German Pascal Ackermann wins the second stage of the Tour de Guangxi in southern China on Wednesday.

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SHANGHAI (AFP) — German Pascal Ackermann took the second stage of the Tour de Guangxi in southern China on Wednesday.

“It was not easy today to get the timing right,” said Ackermann. “It was hectic because of the rain, but also because the last 2k were on a big road and totally straight which made it difficult.”

Ackerman, of the Bora-Hansgrohe team, won the sprint finish in 3:18:58, ahead of Fabio Jakobsen of Quick-Step Floors and stage 1 winner Dylan Groenewegen of Team LottoNL-Jumbo.

“Yesterday we messed it up a little, but today everything went perfect,” Ackermann added. “There are a lot of really strong sprinters here, so you also need a little bit of luck to get everything right. Today I had the position and also the legs. It was a great team effort and a deserved win.”

The Dutchman Groenewegen remains on top in the overall standings, four seconds ahead of both Ackermann and Jakobsen.

The 145km second stage ran along the coast of the Gulf of Tonkin between the cities of Beihai and Qinzhou. A five-man breakaway was off the front for most of the day until the rainy finishing circuit in Qinzhou.

Cyclists are expected to face their biggest challenge on Stage 5, a 212km route from Liuzhou to Guilin taking in some rugged roads and three climbs.

The six-stage race in Guangxi, a region bordering on Vietnam, is the final stop on this year’s UCI WorldTour.

Gree-Tour of Guangxi Stage 2 Results

1ACKERMANN PascalBORA - hansgrohe3:18:58
2JAKOBSEN FabioQuick-Step Floors0:00
3GROENEWEGEN DylanTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
4NAESEN LawrenceLotto Soudal0:00
5VENTURINI ClémentAG2R La Mondiale0:00
6WALSCHEID MaxTeam Sunweb0:00
7TRENTIN MatteoMitchelton-Scott0:00
8BIERMANS JentheTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
9WOUTERS EnzoLotto Soudal0:00
10MCLAY DanielTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
11STUYVEN JasperTrek - Segafredo0:00
12DÉMARE ArnaudGroupama - FDJ0:00
13JANSE VAN RENSBURG ReinardtTeam Dimension Data0:00
14ROELANDTS JürgenBMC Racing Team0:00
15MINALI RiccardoAstana Pro Team0:00
16TROIA OlivieroUAE Team Emirates0:00
17ARASHIRO YukiyaBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
18MEZGEC LukaMitchelton-Scott0:00
19VUILLERMOZ AlexisAG2R La Mondiale0:00
20SÜTTERLIN JashaMovistar Team0:00
21KUZNETSOV ViacheslavTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
22DUVAL JulienAG2R La Mondiale0:00
23SINKELDAM RamonGroupama - FDJ0:00
24QUINTANA DayerMovistar Team0:00
25BERHANE NatnaelTeam Dimension Data0:00
26BRAMBILLA GianlucaTrek - Segafredo0:00
27DE VREESE LaurensAstana Pro Team0:00
28DOULL OwainTeam Sky0:00
29FENG Chun KaiBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
30SELIG RüdigerBORA - hansgrohe0:00
31HAMILTON LucasMitchelton-Scott0:00
32BARBERO CarlosMovistar Team0:00
33BASSO LeonardoTeam Sky0:00
34ARCAS JorgeMovistar Team0:00
35SEIGLE RomainGroupama - FDJ0:00
36KRAGH ANDERSEN SørenTeam Sunweb0:00
37MOSCON GianniTeam Sky0:00
38PERNSTEINER HermannBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
39GROßSCHARTNER FelixBORA - hansgrohe0:00
40MIRZA YousifUAE Team Emirates0:00
41SCHACHMANN MaximilianQuick-Step Floors0:00
42SIVAKOV PavelTeam Sky0:00
43DILLIER SilvanAG2R La Mondiale0:00
44BERNARD JulienTrek - Segafredo0:00
45POLANC JanUAE Team Emirates0:00
46KÜNG StefanBMC Racing Team0:00
47CHERNETSKI SergeiAstana Pro Team0:00
48VAN DER SANDE ToshLotto Soudal0:00
49SCHILLINGER AndreasBORA - hansgrohe0:00
50FERNÁNDEZ RubénMovistar Team0:00
51BAŠKA ErikBORA - hansgrohe0:00
52DLAMINI NicTeam Dimension Data0:00
53GILBERT PhilippeQuick-Step Floors0:00
54GRIVKO AndreyAstana Pro Team0:00
55DOWSETT AlexTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
56DUNBAR EddieTeam Sky0:00
57BOARO ManueleBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
58CAVAGNA RémiQuick-Step Floors0:00
59RIABUSHENKO AlexandrUAE Team Emirates0:00
60DEVENYNS DriesQuick-Step Floors0:00
61MAGNUSSON KimTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
62KENNAUGH PeterBORA - hansgrohe0:00
63ARMÉE SanderLotto Soudal0:00
64SWIFT BenUAE Team Emirates0:00
65TUSVELD MartijnTeam Sunweb0:00
66VISCONTI GiovanniBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
67ROOSEN TimoTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
68SÁNCHEZ Luis LeónAstana Pro Team0:00
69CARTHY HughTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
70KUSS SeppTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
71GONÇALVES JoséTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
72PARET-PEINTRE AurélienAG2R La Mondiale0:00
73DOMONT AxelAG2R La Mondiale0:00
74VANDENBERGH StijnAG2R La Mondiale0:00
75WANG MeiyinBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
76ARMIRAIL BrunoGroupama - FDJ0:00
77ARU FabioUAE Team Emirates0:00
78VAN HOECKE GijsTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
79MARTIN TonyTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
80MULLEN RyanTrek - Segafredo0:00
81HANSEN AdamLotto Soudal0:00
82RAST GrégoryTrek - Segafredo0:00
83VAN HOOYDONCK NathanBMC Racing Team0:00
84THOMSON Jay RobertTeam Dimension Data0:00
85VILLELLA DavideAstana Pro Team0:00
86DELAGE MickaëlGroupama - FDJ0:00
87LE GAC OlivierGroupama - FDJ0:00
88BETANCUR CarlosMovistar Team0:00
89SCHWARZMANN MichaelBORA - hansgrohe0:00
90HOULE HugoAstana Pro Team0:00
91MERTZ RémyLotto Soudal0:00
92URÁN RigobertoTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
93MEYER CameronMitchelton-Scott0:00
94CLARKE WillTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
95AGNOLI ValerioBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
96MARTINELLI DavideQuick-Step Floors0:00
97LÓPEZ DavidTeam Sky0:00
98VERONA CarlosMitchelton-Scott0:00
99KLUGE RogerMitchelton-Scott0:00
100DIBBEN JonathanTeam Sky0:00
101GESCHKE SimonTeam Sunweb0:00
102DANIEL GregoryTrek - Segafredo0:00
103POWLESS NeilsonTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
104VANHOUCKE HarmLotto Soudal0:00
105SCOTSON MilesBMC Racing Team0:00
106HOFSTEDE LennardTeam Sunweb0:00
107ANACONA WinnerMovistar Team0:00
108SCHÄR MichaelBMC Racing Team0:00
109DEBESAY MeksebTeam Dimension Data0:00
110HALLER MarcoTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
111BONO MatteoUAE Team Emirates0:00
112KÄMNA LennardTeam Sunweb0:00
113HAGA ChadTeam Sunweb0:00
114FRAME AlexTrek - Segafredo0:19
115JANSEN Amund GrøndahlTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:20
116EISEL BernhardTeam Dimension Data0:20
117VAN DEN BERG JuliusTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:20
118BEWLEY SamMitchelton-Scott0:26
119DOUGALL NicTeam Dimension Data0:28
120PLANCKAERT BaptisteTeam Katusha Alpecin0:28
121VANMARCKE SepTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:36
122EENKHOORN PascalTeam LottoNL-Jumbo1:43
1GROENEWEGEN DylanTeam LottoNL-Jumbo5:40:29
2ACKERMANN PascalBORA - hansgrohe0:04
3JAKOBSEN FabioQuick-Step Floors0:04
4DILLIER SilvanAG2R La Mondiale0:06
5GRIVKO AndreyAstana Pro Team0:06
6CAVAGNA RémiQuick-Step Floors0:06
7WALSCHEID MaxTeam Sunweb0:08
8DOWSETT AlexTeam Katusha Alpecin0:08
9HALLER MarcoTeam Katusha Alpecin0:11
10THOMSON Jay RobertTeam Dimension Data0:13
11TRENTIN MatteoMitchelton-Scott0:14
12VENTURINI ClémentAG2R La Mondiale0:14
13WOUTERS EnzoLotto Soudal0:14
14STUYVEN JasperTrek - Segafredo0:14
15DÉMARE ArnaudGroupama - FDJ0:14
16JANSE VAN RENSBURG ReinardtTeam Dimension Data0:14
17BIERMANS JentheTeam Katusha Alpecin0:14
18MINALI RiccardoAstana Pro Team0:14
19ROELANDTS JürgenBMC Racing Team0:14
20VUILLERMOZ AlexisAG2R La Mondiale0:14
21KUZNETSOV ViacheslavTeam Katusha Alpecin0:14
22MCLAY DanielTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:14
23DUVAL JulienAG2R La Mondiale0:14
24SÜTTERLIN JashaMovistar Team0:14
25BRAMBILLA GianlucaTrek - Segafredo0:14
26BARBERO CarlosMovistar Team0:14
27BERHANE NatnaelTeam Dimension Data0:14
28BASSO LeonardoTeam Sky0:14
29MEZGEC LukaMitchelton-Scott0:14
30ARASHIRO YukiyaBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
31DOULL OwainTeam Sky0:14
32MOSCON GianniTeam Sky0:14
33NAESEN LawrenceLotto Soudal0:14
34DE VREESE LaurensAstana Pro Team0:14
35POLANC JanUAE Team Emirates0:14
36FENG Chun KaiBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
37BERNARD JulienTrek - Segafredo0:14
38SINKELDAM RamonGroupama - FDJ0:14
39SELIG RüdigerBORA - hansgrohe0:14
40CHERNETSKI SergeiAstana Pro Team0:14
41QUINTANA DayerMovistar Team0:14
42SCHACHMANN MaximilianQuick-Step Floors0:14
43SEIGLE RomainGroupama - FDJ0:14
44HAMILTON LucasMitchelton-Scott0:14
45KÜNG StefanBMC Racing Team0:14
46GROßSCHARTNER FelixBORA - hansgrohe0:14
47DUNBAR EddieTeam Sky0:14
48RIABUSHENKO AlexandrUAE Team Emirates0:14
49KRAGH ANDERSEN SørenTeam Sunweb0:14
50ARCAS JorgeMovistar Team0:14
51VAN DER SANDE ToshLotto Soudal0:14
52BOARO ManueleBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
53GILBERT PhilippeQuick-Step Floors0:14
54SIVAKOV PavelTeam Sky0:14
55FERNÁNDEZ RubénMovistar Team0:14
56PERNSTEINER HermannBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
57HOULE HugoAstana Pro Team0:14
58SCHILLINGER AndreasBORA - hansgrohe0:14
59DEVENYNS DriesQuick-Step Floors0:14
60SÁNCHEZ Luis LeónAstana Pro Team0:14
61ARMÉE SanderLotto Soudal0:14
62GONÇALVES JoséTeam Katusha Alpecin0:14
63DLAMINI NicTeam Dimension Data0:14
64SWIFT BenUAE Team Emirates0:14
65CARTHY HughTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:14
66DOMONT AxelAG2R La Mondiale0:14
67VISCONTI GiovanniBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
68MARTIN TonyTeam Katusha Alpecin0:14
69MERTZ RémyLotto Soudal0:14
70MAGNUSSON KimTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:14
71ARU FabioUAE Team Emirates0:14
72VILLELLA DavideAstana Pro Team0:14
73WANG MeiyinBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
74PARET-PEINTRE AurélienAG2R La Mondiale0:14
75TUSVELD MartijnTeam Sunweb0:14
76KENNAUGH PeterBORA - hansgrohe0:14
77VANDENBERGH StijnAG2R La Mondiale0:14
78VAN HOECKE GijsTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:14
79URÁN RigobertoTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:14
80KUSS SeppTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:14
81AGNOLI ValerioBahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:14
82HANSEN AdamLotto Soudal0:14
83MULLEN RyanTrek - Segafredo0:14
84VERONA CarlosMitchelton-Scott0:14
85VAN HOOYDONCK NathanBMC Racing Team0:14
86GESCHKE SimonTeam Sunweb0:14
87ROOSEN TimoTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:14
88MEYER CameronMitchelton-Scott0:14
89ANACONA WinnerMovistar Team0:14
90BETANCUR CarlosMovistar Team0:14
91SCHWARZMANN MichaelBORA - hansgrohe0:14
92POWLESS NeilsonTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:14
93MARTINELLI DavideQuick-Step Floors0:14
94VANHOUCKE HarmLotto Soudal0:14
95LÓPEZ DavidTeam Sky0:14
96DANIEL GregoryTrek - Segafredo0:14
97SCOTSON MilesBMC Racing Team0:14
98BONO MatteoUAE Team Emirates0:14
99HOFSTEDE LennardTeam Sunweb0:14
100DEBESAY MeksebTeam Dimension Data0:14
101SCHÄR MichaelBMC Racing Team0:14
102KÄMNA LennardTeam Sunweb0:14
103HAGA ChadTeam Sunweb0:14
104RAST GrégoryTrek - Segafredo0:30
105KLUGE RogerMitchelton-Scott0:30
106FRAME AlexTrek - Segafredo0:33
107VAN DEN BERG JuliusTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:34
108EISEL BernhardTeam Dimension Data0:34
109BAŠKA ErikBORA - hansgrohe0:40
110DOUGALL NicTeam Dimension Data0:42
111PLANCKAERT BaptisteTeam Katusha Alpecin0:42
112TROIA OlivieroUAE Team Emirates0:43
113DELAGE MickaëlGroupama - FDJ0:55
114LE GAC OlivierGroupama - FDJ0:56
115JANSEN Amund GrøndahlTeam LottoNL-Jumbo1:00
116VANMARCKE SepTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale1:12
117BEWLEY SamMitchelton-Scott1:18
118CLARKE WillTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale1:27
119MIRZA YousifUAE Team Emirates1:53
120ARMIRAIL BrunoGroupama - FDJ1:55
121EENKHOORN PascalTeam LottoNL-Jumbo3:31
122DIBBEN JonathanTeam Sky6:45
1GROENEWEGEN DylanTeam LottoNL-Jumbo23
2ACKERMANN PascalBORA - hansgrohe22
3JAKOBSEN FabioQuick-Step Floors18
4DILLIER SilvanAG2R La Mondiale16
5CAVAGNA RémiQuick-Step Floors16
6GRIVKO AndreyAstana Pro Team16
7WALSCHEID MaxTeam Sunweb15
8DOWSETT AlexTeam Katusha Alpecin12
9TRENTIN MatteoMitchelton-Scott10
10VENTURINI ClémentAG2R La Mondiale7
11NAESEN LawrenceLotto Soudal7
12HALLER MarcoTeam Katusha Alpecin6
13JANSE VAN RENSBURG ReinardtTeam Dimension Data5
14WOUTERS EnzoLotto Soudal4
15DÉMARE ArnaudGroupama - FDJ4
16MIRZA YousifUAE Team Emirates4
17STUYVEN JasperTrek - Segafredo3
18BIERMANS JentheTeam Katusha Alpecin3
19THOMSON Jay RobertTeam Dimension Data2
20MCLAY DanielTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale1
1DILLIER SilvanAG2R La Mondiale3
2KENNAUGH PeterBORA - hansgrohe3
3MOSCON GianniTeam Sky2
4MIRZA YousifUAE Team Emirates2
5GRIVKO AndreyAstana Pro Team1
6SÜTTERLIN JashaMovistar Team1
1GROENEWEGEN DylanTeam LottoNL-Jumbo5:40:29
2ACKERMANN PascalBORA - hansgrohe0:00
3JAKOBSEN FabioQuick-Step Floors0:00
4CAVAGNA RémiQuick-Step Floors0:00
5WALSCHEID MaxTeam Sunweb0:00
6VENTURINI ClémentAG2R La Mondiale0:00
7WOUTERS EnzoLotto Soudal0:00
8BIERMANS JentheTeam Katusha Alpecin0:00
9MINALI RiccardoAstana Pro Team0:00
10BASSO LeonardoTeam Sky0:00
11DOULL OwainTeam Sky0:00
12MOSCON GianniTeam Sky0:00
13SCHACHMANN MaximilianQuick-Step Floors0:00
14SEIGLE RomainGroupama - FDJ0:00
15HAMILTON LucasMitchelton-Scott0:00
16KÜNG StefanBMC Racing Team0:00
17GROßSCHARTNER FelixBORA - hansgrohe0:00
18DUNBAR EddieTeam Sky0:00
19RIABUSHENKO AlexandrUAE Team Emirates0:00
20KRAGH ANDERSEN SørenTeam Sunweb0:00
21SIVAKOV PavelTeam Sky0:00
22DLAMINI NicTeam Dimension Data0:00
23CARTHY HughTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
24MERTZ RémyLotto Soudal0:00
25PARET-PEINTRE AurélienAG2R La Mondiale0:00
26TUSVELD MartijnTeam Sunweb0:00
27KUSS SeppTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
28MULLEN RyanTrek - Segafredo0:00
29VAN HOOYDONCK NathanBMC Racing Team0:00
30ROOSEN TimoTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
31POWLESS NeilsonTeam LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
32MARTINELLI DavideQuick-Step Floors0:00
33VANHOUCKE HarmLotto Soudal0:00
34DANIEL GregoryTrek - Segafredo0:00
35SCOTSON MilesBMC Racing Team0:00
36HOFSTEDE LennardTeam Sunweb0:00
37KÄMNA LennardTeam Sunweb0:00
38FRAME AlexTrek - Segafredo0:00
39VAN DEN BERG JuliusTeam EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
40BAŠKA ErikBORA - hansgrohe0:00
41TROIA OlivieroUAE Team Emirates0:00
42LE GAC OlivierGroupama - FDJ0:00
43JANSEN Amund GrøndahlTeam LottoNL-Jumbo1:00
44ARMIRAIL BrunoGroupama - FDJ1:55
45EENKHOORN PascalTeam LottoNL-Jumbo3:31
46DIBBEN JonathanTeam Sky6:45
1AG2R La Mondiale 17:02:09
2Trek - Segafredo0:00
4Astana Pro Team0:00
5Lotto Soudal0:00
6BORA - hansgrohe0:00
7Team Sky0:00
8Team Katusha Alpecin0:00
9Groupama - FDJ0:00
10Movistar Team0:00
11Team Dimension Data0:00
12Quick-Step Floors0:00
13Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team0:00
14UAE Team Emirates0:00
15Team Sunweb0:00
16Team EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale0:00
17Team LottoNL-Jumbo0:00
18BMC Racing Team0:00

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