Giulio Ciccone pips Primož Roglič and Remco Evenepoel in summit finish on Volta a Catalunya stage two

Italian topples stage favourites on race's Queen stage

Giulio Ciccone wins atop Vallter 2000 at Volta a Catalunya
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For all the preamble surrounding Primož Roglič and Remco Evenepoel, it was Trek-Segafredo’s Giulio Ciccone who had the strongest kick on day two of the Volta a Catalunya. 

The Italian, a three-time Giro d’Italia stage winner, chased Evenepoel’s attacks on the upper slopes of the day's final climb, Vallter 2000, reserving enough energy to win a three-up dash at the summit. 

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