Team BikeExchange-Jayco (Italy) - Press Release: British climber Simon Yates has put down a marker at the Giro d’Italia with a thrilling victory in the stage two time trial in Budapest.
The 29-year-old powered around the 9.2km course in the Hungarian capital in a time of 11’50” to take the stage win by three seconds, with teammate Matteo Sobrero taking fourth place and the white jersey for his efforts.
It was a strong overall team performance by Team BikeExchange-Jayco, placing six riders in the top-40, with American time trial champion Lawson Craddock and Lucas Hamilton both in the mix early on, after two impressive rides against the clock.
2022 Giro d’Italia Stage 2 – Results:
- Simon Yates (Team BikeExchange-Jayco) 11’50”
- Mathieu van der Poel +0:03
- Tom Dumoulin +0:05
- Matteo Sobrero (Team BikeExchange-Jayco) +0:13
2022 Giro d’Italia Stage 2 – GC:
- Mathieu van der Poel +4:47:11
- Simon Yates (Team BikeExchange-Jayco) +0:11
- Tom Dumoulin +0:16
- Matteo Sobrero (Team BikeExchange-Jayco) +0:24
Photo: Getty Sport.