Tiernan-Locke back to winning ways in Alsace

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke wins Tour of the Mediterranean 2012

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (Endura Racing) has won the second stage of the Tour Alsace, outsprinting Moldovan national champion and former Katusha rider Alexandr Pliuschin (Leopard-Trek). 

The pair broke free from awith around 10km to go on the day's 153.8km hilly stage and Tiernan-Locke narrowly pipped Pliuschin on the uphill drag to the line.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.