Pavel Sivakov powers to maiden pro victory on Tour of the Alps 2019 stage two

The Russian takes the overall lead after Sky taking second stage win in two days

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Pavel Sivakov (Team Sky) took his maiden professional victory on stage two of the 2019 Tour of the Alps, beating Jan Hirt (Astana) to victory on the uphill finish.

The 21-year-old had been part of the leading group that made it to the bottom of the descent of the category one climb of the Jaufenpass, which also included Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), Rafał Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) and race leader and team-mate Tao Geoghegan Hart among others.

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