Dan Martin wins stage two of Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana with inspired late attack

Dan Martin's attack in the last kilometre of the climb to Fredes was enough to win stage two of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Dan Martin wins Stage 2 of the 2016 Tour of Valencia

(Image credit: Watson)

Dan Martin left it late, but made his attack count in the summit finish of stage two at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, springing clear of the peloton and winning by two seconds.

The Irishman sealed his first win in Etixx-Quick Step colours by launching an inspired counter-attack in the last kilometre on the climb to Fredes.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.