Modolo wins stage 2 of Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde

Italian wins second leg of three-day race in western Flanders

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Sacha Modolo won stage 2 of Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde Wednesday in Koksijde, Belgium. Modolo (Lampre-Merida) was first to the line in a bunch sprint to close out the 206-kilometer second stage of the four-stage race.

Arnaud Demare ( was second and Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) was third.

Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) inherited the overall lead from stage 1 winner Peter Sagan (Cannondale).

The Three Days of De Panne ends Thursday with the stage 3a road race, a circuit that starts and finishes in De Panne, and the stage 3b individual time trial, which covers 13.4km.

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