Vuelta a Espana 2016 stage 2

Catch up on the results from the Vuelta a Espana stage 2, where Gianni Meersman took the stage victory in a crash littered final few kilometres. Also featuring George Bennett, Patrick Bevin and Sam Bewley.

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George Bennett has made history by taking tenth place overall in the Vuelta a Espana, photo Sirotti

Catch up on the results from the Vuelta a Espana stage 2, where Gianni Meersman took the stage victory in a crash littered final few kilometres.  Also featuring George Bennett, Patrick Bevin and Sam Bewley.

 

Gianni Meersman sprints to first grand tour stage win

 

Stage results:
Rank Name Nat. Team Result
1 Gianni MEERSMAN BEL EQS 4:16:39
2 Michael SCHWARZMANN GER BOA +0
3 Magnus Cort NIELSEN DEN OBE +0
4 Michal KWIATKOWSKI POL SKY +0
5 Jonas VANGENECHTEN BEL IAM +0
6 Kristian SBARAGLI ITA DDD +0
7 Niccolo BONIFAZIO ITA TFS +0
8 Jhonatan RESTREPO COL KAT +0
9 Jean-Pierre DRUCKER LUX BMC +0
10 Lorenzo MANZIN FRA FDJ +0
11 Jens KEUKELEIRE BEL OBE +0
12 Jose Joaquin ROJAS GIL ESP MOV +0
13 Sven erik BYSTRØM NOR KAT +0
14 Eduard PRADES REVERTE ESP CJR +0
15 Yukiya ARASHIRO JPN LAM +0
16 Yves LAMPAERT BEL EQS +0
17 Enrico BATTAGLIN ITA TLJ +0
18 Zico WAEYTENS BEL TGA +0
19 Luis Angel MATE MARDONES ESP COF +0
20 Florian SENECHAL FRA COF +0
21 Simon PELLAUD SUI IAM +0
22 Angel MADRAZO RUIZ ESP CJR +0
23 Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE ESP MOV +0
24 Tosh VAN DER SANDE BEL LTS +0
25 Gatis SMUKULIS LAT AST +0
26 Vegard Stake LAENGEN NOR IAM +0
27 Christian KNEES GER SKY +0
28 Steven KRUIJSWIJK NED TLJ +0
29 Christopher FROOME GBR SKY +0
30 Salvatore PUCCIO ITA SKY +0
31 Gianluca BRAMBILLA ITA EQS +0
32 Gediminas BAGDONAS LTU ALM +0
33 Peter KENNAUGH GBR SKY +0
34 Jhoan Esteban CHAVES RUBIO COL OBE +0
35 Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ ESP BMC +0
36 Simon YATES GBR OBE +0
37 Tiago MACHADO POR KAT +0
38 Bart DE CLERCQ BEL LTS +0
39 Nairo Alexander QUINTANA ROJAS COL MOV +0
40 Dario CATALDO ITA AST +0
41 Simon GERRANS AUS OBE +0
42 Johannes FRÖHLINGER GER TGA +0
43 Luis MAS BONET ESP CJR +0
44 Luis Leon SANCHEZ GIL ESP AST +0
45 Kiel REIJNEN USA TFS +0
46 Clement CHEVRIER FRA IAM +0
47 Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO ESP TNK +0
48 Niki TERPSTRA NED EQS +0
49 Ben HERMANS BEL BMC +0
50 Martin VELITS SVK EQS +0
51 Pierre LATOUR FRA ALM +0
52 Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ ESP MOV +0
53 David DE LA CRUZ MELGAREJO ESP EQS +0
54 Leopold KONIG CZE SKY +0
55 Bram TANKINK NED TLJ +0
56 Fabio FELLINE ITA TFS +0
57 Daniele BENNATI ITA TNK +0
58 Zdenek STYBAR CZE EQS +0
59 Alberto LOSADA ALGUACIL ESP KAT +0
60 Jos VAN EMDEN NED TLJ +0
61 Maxime MONFORT BEL LTS +0
62 Simon CLARKE AUS CDT +0
63 Darwin ATAPUMA HURTADO COL BMC +0
64 Andrew TALANSKY USA CDT +0
65 Damien HOWSON AUS OBE +0
66 Jan BAKELANTS BEL ALM +0
67 Louis MEINTJES RSA LAM +0
68 Romain HARDY FRA COF +0
69 Ruben FERNANDEZ ESP MOV +0
70 José GONÇALVES POR CJR +0
71 Lawrence WARBASSE USA IAM +0
72 Philippe GILBERT BEL BMC +0
73 Axel DOMONT FRA ALM +0
74 Tsgabu Gebremaryam GRMAY ETH LAM +0
75 Jonathan CASTROVIEJO NICOLAS ESP MOV +0
76 Michele SCARPONI ITA AST +0
77 Igor ANTON HERNANDEZ ESP DDD +0
78 Romain SICARD FRA DEN +0
79 Rein TAARAMAE EST KAT +0
80 Danilo WYSS SUI BMC +0
81 Haimar ZUBELDIA AGIRRE ESP TFS +0
82 Jean-Christophe PERAUD FRA ALM +0
83 François BIDARD FRA ALM +0
84 Michael GOGL AUT TNK +0
85 Jacques Willem JANSE VAN RENSBURG RSA DDD +0
86 Michal GOLAS POL SKY +0
87 Mathias FRANK SUI IAM +0
88 José Joao PIMENTA COSTA MENDES POR BOA +0
89 Lilian CALMEJANE FRA DEN +0
90 Fabrice JEANDESBOZ FRA DEN +0
91 Pello BILBAO LOPEZ DE ARMENTIA ESP CJR +0
92 Benjamin KING USA CDT +0
93 Tejay VAN GARDEREN USA BMC +0
94 Laurent DIDIER LUX TFS +0
95 Bartosz HUZARSKI POL BOA +0
96 Valerio CONTI ITA LAM +0
97 Federico ZURLO ITA LAM +0
98 Davide FORMOLO ITA CDT +0
99 Yury TROFIMOV RUS TNK +0
100 Marcel WYSS SUI IAM +0
101 Rudy MOLARD FRA COF +0
102 Gert DOCKX BEL LTS +0
103 Fumiyuki BEPPU JPN TFS +0
104 Stéphane ROSSETTO FRA COF +0
105 Martijn KEIZER NED TLJ +0
106 Julien BERNARD FRA TFS +0
107 Kristijan DURASEK CRO LAM +0
108 Jack HAIG AUS OBE +0
109 George BENNETT NZL TLJ +0
110 Robert GESINK NED TLJ +0
111 Koen BOUWMAN NED TLJ +0
112 Dmitriy GRUZDEV KAZ AST +0
113 Rudiger SELIG GER BOA +0
114 Kenny ELISSONDE FRA FDJ +0
115 Miguel Angel LOPEZ MORENO COL AST +0
116 Joseph Lloyd DOMBROWSKI USA CDT +0
117 Warren BARGUIL FRA TGA +0
118 Markel IRIZAR ARANBURU ESP TFS +0
119 Sander ARMEE BEL LTS +0
120 Andrey ZEITS KAZ AST +0
121 Louis VERVAEKE BEL LTS +0
122 Dries DEVENYNS BEL IAM +0
123 Alessandro VANOTTI ITA AST +0
124 Manuele BOARO ITA TNK +0
125 Egor SILIN RUS KAT +0
126 Pavel KOCHETKOV RUS KAT +0
127 Maxime BOUET FRA EQS +0
128 Sergio PARDILLA BELLON ESP CJR +0
129 Merhawi KUDUS GHEBREMEDHIN ERI DDD +0
130 Johan LE BON FRA FDJ +0
131 Nathan HAAS AUS DDD +0
132 Sébastien MINARD FRA ALM +0
133 Imanol ERVITI ESP MOV +0
134 Jaime ROSON GARCIA ESP CJR +0
135 Riccardo ZOIDL AUT TFS +0
136 Pieter SERRY BEL EQS +0
137 Mario Jorge FARIA DA COSTA POR LAM +0
138 Julien MORICE FRA DEN +0
139 Jelle WALLAYS BEL LTS +0
140 Jerome COUSIN FRA COF +0
141 Mattia CATTANEO ITA LAM +0
142 Jesus HERNANDEZ BLAZQUEZ ESP TNK +0
143 Davide VILLELLA ITA CDT +0
144 Tyler FARRAR USA DDD +0
145 Ilia KOSHEVOY BLR LAM +0
146 Patrick BEVIN NZL CDT +0
147 Yoann BAGOT FRA COF +0
148 Matvey MAMYKIN RUS KAT +0
149 José HERRADA LOPEZ ESP MOV +0
150 Silvio HERKLOTZ GER BOA +0
151 Matthieu LADAGNOUS FRA FDJ +0
152 Sergio Miguel MOREIRA PAULINHO POR TNK +0
153 Robert KISERLOVSKI CRO TNK +0
154 Murilo Antonio FISCHER BRA FDJ +0
155 Perrig QUEMENEUR FRA DEN +0
156 Thomas DE GENDT BEL LTS +0
157 Dylan TEUNS BEL BMC +0
158 Quentin JAUREGUI FRA ALM +0
159 Scott THWAITES GBR BOA +23
160 Rory SUTHERLAND AUS MOV +39
161 Adam HANSEN AUS LTS +39
162 Christoph PFINGSTEN GER BOA +39
163 Ian BOSWELL USA SKY +39
164 Vicente REYNES MIMO ESP IAM +39
165 David ARROYO DURAN ESP CJR +39
166 Moreno MOSER ITA CDT +39
167 Odd Christian EIKING NOR FDJ +39
168 Chad HAGA USA TGA +39
169 Sindre SKJOESTAD LUNKE NOR TGA +59
170 Sam BEWLEY NZL OBE +1:07
171 Hugh CARTHY GBR CJR +1:07
172 Kenneth VAN BILSEN BEL COF +1:26
173 Loïc CHETOUT FRA COF +1:26
174 Kévin REZA FRA FDJ +1:36
175 Romain CARDIS FRA DEN +0
176 Pierre ROLLAND FRA CDT +1:38
177 Silvan DILLIER SUI BMC +0
178 Koen DE KORT NED TGA +2:08
179 Nikias ARNDT GER TGA +2:08
180 Sergey LAGUTIN RUS KAT +0
181 Cesare BENEDETTI ITA BOA +2:22
182 Victor CAMPENAERTS BEL TLJ +2:22
183 Tony HUREL FRA DEN +2:38
184 Ivan ROVNY RUS TNK +2:47
185 Ryan ANDERSON CAN DEN +0
186 Gregor MUHLBERGER AUT BOA +2:53
187 Laurent PICHON FRA FDJ +3:42
188 Alexandre GENIEZ FRA FDJ +3:59
189 Tobias LUDVIGSSON SWE TGA +4:23
190 David LOPEZ GARCIA ESP SKY +4:23
191 Christophe RIBLON FRA ALM +4:23
192 Svein TUFT CAN OBE +4:23
193 Davide MALACARNE ITA AST +4:23
194 Tom STAMSNIJDER NED TGA +5:36
195 Brian NAULEAU FRA DEN +5:36
196 Jaco VENTER RSA DDD +5:36
197 Nick DOUGALL RSA DDD +5:36
198 Omar FRAILE MATARRANZ ESP DDD +7:25

 

General classification after stage 2:
Rank Name Nat. Team Result
1 Michal KWIATKOWSKI Poland SKY 4:47:16
2 Jose Joaquin ROJAS GIL Spain MOV +0
3 Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE Spain MOV +0
4 Christopher FROOME Great Britain SKY +0
5 Salvatore PUCCIO Italy SKY +0
6 Peter KENNAUGH Great Britain SKY +0
7 Nairo Alexander QUINTANA ROJAS Colombia MOV +0
8 Leopold KONIG Czech Republic SKY +0
9 Ruben FERNANDEZ Spain MOV +0
10 Jonathan CASTROVIEJO NICOLAS Spain MOV +0
11 Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ Spain MOV +1
12 Magnus Cort NIELSEN Denmark OBE +2
13 Philippe GILBERT Belgium BMC +4
14 Jens KEUKELEIRE Belgium OBE +6
15 Jhoan Esteban CHAVES RUBIO Colombia OBE +6
16 Simon YATES Great Britain OBE +6
17 Simon GERRANS Australia OBE +6
18 Damien HOWSON Australia OBE +6
19 Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ Spain BMC +7
20 Darwin ATAPUMA HURTADO Colombia BMC +7
21 Danilo WYSS Switzerland BMC +7
22 Tejay VAN GARDEREN United States BMC +7
23 Gianni MEERSMAN Belgium EQS +12
24 Yves LAMPAERT Belgium EQS +22
25 Gianluca BRAMBILLA Italy EQS +22
26 Niki TERPSTRA Netherlands EQS +22
27 Maxime BOUET France EQS +22
28 Steven KRUIJSWIJK Netherlands TLJ +27
29 Jos VAN EMDEN Netherlands TLJ +27
30 George BENNETT New Zealand TLJ +27
31 Koen BOUWMAN Netherlands TLJ +27
32 David DE LA CRUZ MELGAREJO Spain EQS +43
33 Ben HERMANS Belgium BMC +47
34 Kiel REIJNEN United States TFS +50
35 Fabio FELLINE Italy TFS +50
36 Haimar ZUBELDIA AGIRRE Spain TFS +50
37 Julien BERNARD France TFS +50
38 Markel IRIZAR ARANBURU Spain TFS +50
39 Riccardo ZOIDL Austria TFS +50
40 Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO Spain TNK +52
41 Simon CLARKE Australia CDT +52
42 Andrew TALANSKY United States CDT +52
43 Davide FORMOLO Italy CDT +52
44 Yury TROFIMOV Russia TNK +52
45 Joseph Lloyd DOMBROWSKI United States CDT +52
46 Manuele BOARO Italy TNK +52
47 Jesus HERNANDEZ BLAZQUEZ Spain TNK +52
48 Davide VILLELLA Italy CDT +52
49 Robert KISERLOVSKI Croatia TNK +52
50 José Joao PIMENTA COSTA MENDES Portugal BOA +57
51 Bartosz HUZARSKI Poland BOA +57
52 Luis Leon SANCHEZ GIL Spain AST +58
53 Michele SCARPONI Italy AST +58
54 Dmitriy GRUZDEV Kazakhstan AST +58
55 Miguel Angel LOPEZ MORENO Colombia AST +58
56 Andrey ZEITS Kazakhstan AST +58
57 Kenny ELISSONDE France FDJ +1:05
58 Johan LE BON France FDJ +1:05
59 Matthieu LADAGNOUS France FDJ +1:05
60 Laurent DIDIER Luxembourg TFS +1:12
61 Jonas VANGENECHTEN Belgium IAM +1:13
62 Simon PELLAUD Switzerland IAM +1:13
63 Vegard Stake LAENGEN Norway IAM +1:13
64 Clement CHEVRIER France IAM +1:13
65 Lawrence WARBASSE United States IAM +1:13
66 Mathias FRANK Switzerland IAM +1:13
67 Marcel WYSS Switzerland IAM +1:13
68 Dries DEVENYNS Belgium IAM +1:13
69 Jhonatan RESTREPO Colombia KAT +1:17
70 Tiago MACHADO Portugal KAT +1:17
71 Alberto LOSADA ALGUACIL Spain KAT +1:17
72 Igor ANTON HERNANDEZ Spain DDD +1:17
73 Rein TAARAMAE Estonia KAT +1:17
74 Jacques Willem JANSE VAN RENSBURG South Africa DDD +1:17
75 Merhawi KUDUS GHEBREMEDHIN Eritrea DDD +1:17
76 Nathan HAAS Australia DDD +1:17
77 Matvey MAMYKIN Russia KAT +1:17
78 Silvan DILLIER Switzerland BMC +1:17
79 Pieter SERRY Belgium EQS +1:19
80 Michael GOGL Austria TNK +1:20
81 Bart DE CLERCQ Belgium LTS +1:27
82 Maxime MONFORT Belgium LTS +1:27
83 Louis VERVAEKE Belgium LTS +1:27
84 Jelle WALLAYS Belgium LTS +1:27
85 Moreno MOSER Italy CDT +1:31
86 Zdenek STYBAR Czech Republic EQS +1:32
87 Luis Angel MATE MARDONES Spain COF +1:34
88 Florian SENECHAL France COF +1:34
89 Romain HARDY France COF +1:34
90 Rudy MOLARD France COF +1:34
91 Stéphane ROSSETTO France COF +1:34
92 Yoann BAGOT France COF +1:34
93 Eduard PRADES REVERTE Spain CJR +1:36
94 Angel MADRAZO RUIZ Spain CJR +1:36
95 Luis MAS BONET Spain CJR +1:36
96 José GONÇALVES Portugal CJR +1:36
97 Pello BILBAO LOPEZ DE ARMENTIA Spain CJR +1:36
98 Sergio PARDILLA BELLON Spain CJR +1:36
99 Christoph PFINGSTEN Germany BOA +1:36
100 Odd Christian EIKING Norway FDJ +1:44
101 Pierre LATOUR France ALM +1:48
102 Jan BAKELANTS Belgium ALM +1:48
103 Axel DOMONT France ALM +1:48
104 Jean-Christophe PERAUD France ALM +1:48
105 Zico WAEYTENS Belgium TGA +1:50
106 Johannes FRÖHLINGER Germany TGA +1:50
107 Warren BARGUIL France TGA +1:50
108 Vicente REYNES MIMO Spain IAM +1:52
109 Romain SICARD France DEN +1:55
110 Lilian CALMEJANE France DEN +1:55
111 Fabrice JEANDESBOZ France DEN +1:55
112 Ryan ANDERSON Canada DEN +1:55
113 Christian KNEES Germany SKY +2:03
114 Silvio HERKLOTZ Germany BOA +2:03
115 Gatis SMUKULIS Latvia AST +2:05
116 Bram TANKINK Netherlands TLJ +2:05
117 Martijn KEIZER Netherlands TLJ +2:05
118 Adam HANSEN Australia LTS +2:06
119 Louis MEINTJES South Africa LAM +2:08
120 Tsgabu Gebremaryam GRMAY Ethiopia LAM +2:08
121 Valerio CONTI Italy LAM +2:08
122 Kristijan DURASEK Croatia LAM +2:08
123 Ilia KOSHEVOY Belarus LAM +2:08
124 Ian BOSWELL United States SKY +2:11
125 Imanol ERVITI Spain MOV +2:13
126 José HERRADA LOPEZ Spain MOV +2:13
127 Alessandro VANOTTI Italy AST +2:18
128 Fumiyuki BEPPU Japan TFS +2:19
129 Murilo Antonio FISCHER Brazil FDJ +2:23
130 Scott THWAITES Great Britain BOA +2:24
131 Chad HAGA United States TGA +2:29
132 Jean-Pierre DRUCKER Luxembourg BMC +2:34
133 Benjamin KING United States CDT +2:34
134 Patrick BEVIN New Zealand CDT +2:34
135 Dylan TEUNS Belgium BMC +2:34
136 Sergey LAGUTIN Russia KAT +2:34
137 Rudiger SELIG Germany BOA +2:46
138 Gediminas BAGDONAS Lithuania ALM +2:49
139 Victor CAMPENAERTS Belgium TLJ +2:49
140 Julien MORICE France DEN +2:51
141 Dario CATALDO Italy AST +3:00
142 Kristian SBARAGLI Italy DDD +3:04
143 Tyler FARRAR United States DDD +3:04
144 Sven erik BYSTRØM Norway KAT +3:06
145 Robert GESINK Netherlands TLJ +3:14
146 Pavel KOCHETKOV Russia KAT +3:15
147 Daniele BENNATI Italy TNK +3:16
148 Sergio Miguel MOREIRA PAULINHO Portugal TNK +3:16
149 Michael SCHWARZMANN Germany BOA +3:18
150 Jaime ROSON GARCIA Spain CJR +3:18
151 Cesare BENEDETTI Italy BOA +3:19
152 Niccolo BONIFAZIO Italy TFS +3:22
153 Sébastien MINARD France ALM +3:39
154 Ivan ROVNY Russia TNK +3:39
155 Pierre ROLLAND France CDT +3:41
156 Yukiya ARASHIRO Japan LAM +3:47
157 Federico ZURLO Italy LAM +3:47
158 Mattia CATTANEO Italy LAM +3:47
159 Jack HAIG Australia OBE +3:50
160 Gregor MUHLBERGER Austria BOA +3:50
161 Koen DE KORT Netherlands TGA +3:58
162 Michal GOLAS Poland SKY +4:04
163 Sindre SKJOESTAD LUNKE Norway TGA +4:12
164 Kenneth VAN BILSEN Belgium COF +4:12
165 Sam BEWLEY New Zealand OBE +4:16
166 Tosh VAN DER SANDE Belgium LTS +4:19
167 Gert DOCKX Belgium LTS +4:19
168 Sander ARMEE Belgium LTS +4:19
169 Thomas DE GENDT Belgium LTS +4:19
170 Martin VELITS Slovakia EQS +4:32
171 David LOPEZ GARCIA Spain SKY +4:32
172 Svein TUFT Canada OBE +4:33
173 François BIDARD France ALM +4:39
174 Quentin JAUREGUI France ALM +4:39
175 Mario Jorge FARIA DA COSTA Portugal LAM +4:45
176 Laurent PICHON France FDJ +4:45
177 Jerome COUSIN France COF +4:51
178 Egor SILIN Russia KAT +4:53
179 Alexandre GENIEZ France FDJ +5:04
180 David ARROYO DURAN Spain CJR +5:13
181 Loïc CHETOUT France COF +5:13
182 Lorenzo MANZIN France FDJ +5:14
183 Rory SUTHERLAND Australia MOV +5:18
184 Nikias ARNDT Germany TGA +5:21
185 Enrico BATTAGLIN Italy TLJ +5:25
186 Hugh CARTHY Great Britain CJR +5:41
187 Perrig QUEMENEUR France DEN +6:02
188 Romain CARDIS France DEN +6:02
189 Christophe RIBLON France ALM +6:11
190 Tobias LUDVIGSSON Sweden TGA +6:13
191 Kévin REZA France FDJ +6:50
192 Tony HUREL France DEN +7:22
193 Brian NAULEAU France DEN +7:30
194 Davide MALACARNE Italy AST +7:50
195 Jaco VENTER South Africa DDD +8:40
196 Nick DOUGALL South Africa DDD +8:40
197 Omar FRAILE MATARRANZ Spain DDD +8:42
198 Tom STAMSNIJDER Netherlands TGA +11:16

 

Photo:  Sirotti

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