Tim Merlier outsprints Nizzolo, Viviani and Groenewegen to take stage two of the 2021 Giro d'Italia

The Belgian made the bunch finish look easy as Filippo Ganna retained his race lead

Tim Merlier wins stage two of the 2021 Giro d'Italia
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Tim Merlier took his and Alpecin-Fenix's first Grand Tour stage win on stage two of the Giro d'Italia.

The Belgian outsprinted Giacomo Nizzolo (Qhubeka-Assos), the Italian having to settle for second, Viviani third, while Jumbo-Visma's Dylan Groenewegen managed fourth in his return to racing after suspension.

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