Hayter takes the second stage; Johannessen, new leader

The British Ethan Hayter (Ineos) has been the winner of the second stage of the Tour of Norway disputed between Ulvik and Geilo with a route of 123.8 km, andn which the Norwegian Tobias Johannessen (Uno X) became the leader.

Hayter (London, 23 years old), won the sprint with a time of 2h.53m.17s, at an average of 42.8 km/h, ahead of the Dutchman Mike Teunissen (Jumbo Visma) and the Norwegian Tobias Johanessen. The 22-year-old Nordic cyclist, winner of the Tour del Porvenir in 2021 is the new yellow jersey of the Norwegian round, unseating Belgian Remco Evenepoel, winner of the first stage, followed by Hayter and Remco himself at 1 second.

It is the fifth victory of the British Ineos cyclist in the season, but he has accumulated 14 in his professional career. He knew how to finish off a stage with speed that was complicated by a breakaway of 4 runners, but the squad The British controlled the final attacks and the order in the sprint for Hayter. This Thursday comes the third stage, a key mountain day between Gol and Stavsro/Gaustatoppen, with a route of 175.8 km that ends on a high after a climb of 12 km at 7.6 percent.

Classification of the 2nd stage

1st Ethan Hayter (GBR/Ineos) 2:53:17

2nd Mike Teunissen (PBA/Jumbo) mt

3rd Tobias Johhannessen (UNO-X/Norwegian) mt

General ranking

1st Tobias Johhannessen (UNO-X/Norwegian) 7h 14:37

2nd Ethan Hayter (GBR/Ineos) at 1

3rd Remco Evenepoel (BEL/Quick Step) mt

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