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Sunday, August 25, 2013
Vuelta a Espana Results

Associated Press

Sunday

At Alto do Monte da Groba, Spain

Second Stage

110.5 miles from Pontevedra to Aldo do Monte da Groba

1. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, Team Saxo-Tinkoff, 4 hours, 37 minutes, 9 seconds.

2. Daniel Moreno, Spain, Katusha, 2 seconds behind.

3. Domenico Pozzovivo, Italy, AG2R La Mondiale, :06.

4. Leopold Koenig, Czech Republic, Team NetApp-Endura, :11.

5. Alejandro Valderde, Spain, Movistar, :12.

6. Diego Ulissi, Italy, Lampre-Merida, same time.

7. Joaquin Rodriguez, Spain, Katusha, same time.

8. Ivan Basso, Italy, Cannondale, :14.

9. Bauke Mollema, Netherlands, Belkin Procycling, same time.

10. Rigoberto Uran, Colombia, Sky Procycling, same time.

Also

13. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack Leopard, same time.

31. Matthew Busche, United States, RadioShack Leopard, :31.

69. Caleb Fairly, United States, Garmin Sharp, 3:01.

84. Alex Howes, United States, Garmin Sharp, 6:06.

122. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin Sharp, 9:53.

171. Thomas Peterson, United States, Team Argos-Shimano, 9:53.

Overall Standings

(After two stages)

1. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, Astana, 5:07:22.

2. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, Team Saxo-Tinkoff, :08 behind.

3. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShack Leopard, :10.

4. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack Leopard, same time.

5. Robert Kiserlovski, Croatia, RadioShack Leopard, same time.

6. Rigoberto Uran, Colombia, Sky Procycling, :22.

7. Ben Hermans, Belgium, RadioShack Leopard, same time.

8. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, :27.

9. Rafal Majka, Poland, Team Saxo-Tinkoff, :32.

10. Roman Kreuziger, Czech Republic, Team Saxo-Tinkoff, same time.

Also

36. Matthew Busche, United States, RadioShack Leopard, 1:27.

81. Alex Howes, United States, Garmin Sharp, 7:33.

89. Caleb Fairly, United States, Garmin Sharp, 7:47.

135. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin Sharp, 11:20.

160. Thomas Peterson, United States, Team Argos-Shimano, 13:33.