Daniel Diaz wins Tour de San Luis summit finish and takes lead

2013 Tour de San Luis winner Daniel Diaz takes charge of 2015 race after mountains stage

Daniel Diaz wins Stage 2 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis from Rodolfo Torres and Kleber Da Silva

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Argentinean champion Daniel Diaz made steps today towards repeating his 2013 overall win in his country's biggest stage race, the Tour de San Luis. Diaz escaped on the climb to Mirador de Potrero in stage two, held on for the summit finish win and the overall lead.

Mark Cavendish lost the sprint in yesterday's opening stage to little-known Colombian Fernando Gaviria. Again today, one of the locals from South America won over cycling's top stars.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.