Sacha Modolo sprints to second stage win at 2015 Giro d'Italia

Italian seals Lampre-Merida's fourth stage victory of the race, as Alberto Contador remains in control of the GC

(Image credit: DANIEL DAL ZENNARO)

Sacha Modolo secured Lampre-Merida's fourth stage victory of the 2015 Giro d'Italia after outsprinting his rivals on the stage 17 finish in Lugano on Wednesday.

It's the Italian's second stage win at this year's race, after he took the spoils on stage 13 of the race during the second week.

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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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