Gerald Ciolek wins Tour of Britain stage two in Kendal

Gerald Ciolek wins Tour of Britain stage two

Gerald Ciolek (MTN-Qhubeka) won stage two of the 2013 Tour of Britain on Monday, and took the overall race lead from stage one winner Elia Viviani (Cannondale).

The German Milan-San Remo champion punched his way past his rivals on the tough finishing climb in Kendal after a rain- and wind-swept day in the Lake District. Sam Bennett (AN Post Chain Reaction) placed second, with Thomas Lofkvist (IAM Cycling) in third. Great Britain's Simon Yates came home in fourth.

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