Tour Colombia 2019: Álvaro Hodeg wins stage 2 to move into GC lead

The 2nd stage of Tour Colombia takes place in Fernando Gaviria's birth place La Ceja and is entirely flat. But Álvaro Hodeg powers to the win and moves into the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 2nd stage 2019 Tour Colombia

1. Álvaro Hodeg (col)
2. Martin Laas (est) s.t.
3. Sebastián Molano (col) s.t.
4. Mihkel Raim (est) s.t.
5. Maximiliano Richeze (arg) s.t.
6. Luca Pacioni (ita) z.t
7. Imerio Cima (ita) s.t.
8. Paolo Simio (ita) s.t.
9. Egan Bernal (col) s.t.
10. Jhonatan Narváez (ecu) s.t.

GC after stage 2
1. Álvaro Hodeg (col)
2. Rigoberto Uran (col) + 0.02
3. Daniel Felipe Martínez (col) s.t.
4. Lawson Craddock (usa) s.t.
5. Taylor Phinney (usa) s.t.
6. Nathan Brown (usa) s.t.
7. Alex Howes (usa) z.t
8. Bob Jungels (lux) + 0.10
9. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) s.t.
10. Maximiliano Richeze (arg) s.t.

Race report
Óscar Sevilla, Luis Felipe Laverde, José Tito Hernández, Steven Cuesta, Simon Pellaud and Rafael Silva form the breakaway. The six put 4 minutes into the peloton before the gap stabilizes.

Eventually Sevilla and Pellaud are the last men standing, but they are brought back within the final kilometres.

In the ensuing sprint Deceuninck-QuickStep set up Álvaro Hodeg for his first victory in 2019.

Ensuing read: route 2nd stage 2019 Tour Colombia.

Tour Colombia 2019 stage 2: route, elevation, more

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Álvaro Hodeg

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