Jesus Herrada of Movistar impressed by outsprinting his rivals uphill at Chalmazel-Jeansagnière as the main peloton caught the breakaway riders right at the end. Suspense was high but Alberto Contador kept the yellow-blue jersey despite Team Sky and BMC's attempts to put him in difficulty.
“There might be a sprint tomorrow but it'll be very different from the finish of stage 1 at Saint-Vulbas. There's a 3-km long hill where I'll have to hang on. I've won in those conditions before, notably during Paris-Nice this year but the climb is harder this time. Our team's goal is already fulfilled with a stage win and the green jersey seems quite far away for now. Let's start with overcoming tomorrow. It might be touchy again in the sprint, as it often is, but with the climbs in the...
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Critérium du Dauphiné 2016 - 07/06/2016 - Deuxième étape : Crêches-sur-Saône/Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (168 km) - Jesus Herrada (Movistar Team) a remporté l'étape à l'issue du sprint final © ASO/A.Broadway
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