Arnaud Démare sprints to win on Critérium du Dauphiné stage two as Thomas De Gendt retains lead

The Frenchman sprinted ahead of Alexander Kristoff and Nacer Bouhanni to take the win

Criterium du Dauphine 2017 - 05/06/2017 - Etape 2 - Saint-Chamond / Arlanc (171km) - DEMARE Arnaud (FDJ) - Vainqueur de l'étape 2

(Image credit: ASO/A.Broadway)

Arnaud Démare (FDJ) sprinted to his second WorldTour win of the season on stage two of the Critérium du Dauphiné, beating Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) and Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) to the line.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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