Colombian Alvaro Hodeg won stage two of the Tour of Norway in Mandal yesterday.
The Deceuninck-QuickStep rider completed the 174km stage, which started in Kvinesdal, in 4:09:18.
Kristoffer Halvorsen (Team Ineos) finished second, with Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) completing the podium.
“I was searching for this win for quite some time now and finally getting it feels so special,” said Hodeg.
“I couldn’t have done it without the help of my teammates, who did a tremendous job the entire day, chasing the escapees and protecting me.”
Cees Bol (Team Sunweb) managed to hold on to the race lead, with Hodeg second and Halvorsen third.
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Stage two results
1. Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Deceuninck-QuickStep 4:09:18
2. Kristoffer Halvorsen (Nor) Team Ineos
3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data
4. Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates
5. Alex Kirsch (Lux) Trek-Segafredo
6. Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
7. Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Israel Cycling Academy
8. Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb
9. Luka Mezgec (Slo) Mitchelton-Scott
10. Boy van Poppel (Ned) Roompot-Charles
General classification after stage two
1. Cees Bol (Ned) Team Sunweb 8:04:20
2. Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Deceuninck-QuickStep
3. Kristoffer Halvorsen (Nor) Team Ineos +0:00:04
4. Eduard-Michael Grosu (Rom) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
5. Franck Bonnamour (Fra) Arkéa Samsic +0:00:05
6. Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates +0:00:06
7. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data
8. Taco van der Hoorn (Ned) Team Jumbo-Visma +0:00:07
9. Markus Hoelgaard (Nor) Uno-X Norwegian Development Team
10. Omer Goldstein (Isr) Israel Cycling Academy +0:00:09