1.15.2013

Tropicale stage 2: short report and result

Palini, è già vittoria: primo centro in Africa
Pic from here http://www.ciclismoblog.it/
The daily break today was formed by the Algerian rider Madani and Qhubeka Janse van Rensburg:  30 km to go they were still having 3'15'' on the peloton and in that oder they entered the final circuit of 4.4km. According to Qhubeka the chasing was led by Lotto-Belisol and Lampre-Merida and the break got caught with 8km's to go. Eventually Andrea Palini (Lampre-Merida) won at the sprint on Lotto-Belisol Vicente Reynes Mimo. Palini is also the new yellow jersey.
First victory of the year for the Lampre, great day for Qhubeka, in the lightspot by the break and already well placed in GC.  
RESULTS
1. Andrea Palini (LAM) 
2. Vicente Reynes (LTB) 
3. Adrien Petit (COF) 
4. Yohann Gene (EUC) 
5. Meron Amanuel (ERI)

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