South Africa's Daryl Impey took the Tour of Basque Country lead from stage one winner Simon Gerrans.
South Africa's Daryl Impey took the Tour of Basque Country lead from stage one winner Simon Gerrans.
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VITORIA, Spain (AP) -- South African rider Daryl Impey won the second stage of the Tour of Basque Country on Tuesday, beating Francesco Gavazzi of Italy and Angel Vicioso of Spain in a sprint finish.

Gavazzi overtook the overall lead from first-stage winner Simon Gerrans, with Vicioso in second and Peter Velits third. Alberto Contador finished in the main bunch and is 13th overall.

Impey completed the 105.6-mile ride from Elgoibar to Vitoria in 4 hours, 23 minutes, 31 seconds. The Orica-Greenedge rider also won this stage in last year's race. Gavazzi and Vicioso finished with the same time.

The 102-mile stage on Wednesday travels from Vitoria to Trapagaran.

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