Sonny Cobrelli handed his new Bahrain-Merida team their first World Tour victory when he surged early in the final stretch to snatch the 195-km second stage of Paris-Nice ahead of John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) and race leader Arnaud Demare (FDJ), winner of the first stage on Sunday. The 26-year-old Itlaian might not be as well-known as the two other riders on the podium but he boldly held them at bay in another wet, eventful stage which saw 2013 and 2015 winner Richie Porte lose...
"I rarely spent such a hard day on the bike. I was riding at the front, but I really suffered. In the finale, it was dreadful, it was freezing."
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Paris-Nice 2017 - 06/03/2017 - Etape 2 - Rochefort-en-Yveline / Amilly (195km) © ASO/A.Broadway
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