Russell Downing

Russ Downing has moved up to seventh overall in the Cinturon de Mallorca after taking a second stage win, whilst Dan Lloyd is now lying second on gc.

At the end of the stage that included a double ascent of the notorious sa Batalla climb, Downing (Pinarello RT) finished eight seconds ahead of a six man group containing Lloyd (An Post-M. Donelly-Grant Thornton-Sean Kelly) and new race leader Chris Meschenmoser (Ista).

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