Nacer Bouhanni canters to second stage win at the Volta a Catalunya

Cofidis sprinter Nacer Bouhanni easily took stage two at the Volta a Catalunya ahead of Gianni Meersman and Philippe Gilbert

Nacer Bouhanni at the 2016 Volta a Catalunya (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) won his second consecutive stage at the Volta a Catalunya, taking an easy win in Olot ahead of Gianni Meersman (Etixx-Quick Step).

Racing was sedate on a day that started with a minute's silence in honour of those caught up in the Brussels terror attacks.

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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.