Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

November 8, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mareczko doubles wins at Tour of Taihu Lake; Van der Poel and De Boer dominate at Ruddervoorde; Nathan Haas on nerve damage, backing Cavendish and tussling with Sagan; Rubén Fernández extends with Movistar; Many riders still looking for contracts; Aaron Timmer Brown, liable for Kimmage Fund money, resurfaces; UCI and EUC heads push European Union to promote cycling infrastructure; Drama surrounding Portsmouth Tour de France bid; Alé Cipollini Galassia presents 2017 team; UCI Track World Cup highlights; Keagan Girdlestone continues road to recovery with first coffee shop ride.

Mareczko doubles wins at Tour of Taihu Lake

by CyclingTips

Jakub Mareczko (Willier Trestina-Southeast) took his second win in as many stages at the Tour of Taihu Lake, ahead of Emils Liepins (Rietumu-Delfin) and Nicolas Marini (Nippo-Vini Fantini). He now moves into the overall lead, along with the points and best young rider categories, while the team is leading that classification.

The Rietumu – Delfin team had the lead-out heading into the final kilometre of the rain-soaked stage. However, Mareczko had a teammate jump into the line of four and disrupt the train enough for him to move up the outside. The subsequent disorganised sprint meant he had to go from fairly far out, but he was able to hold off the challengers.

Tomorrow’s third stage will should shuffle the overall with 106kms and uphill finale at the Jiangnan TianchiLake Scenic Area.

Stage 2: Changxing Government Square > Moon Bay Hotel - Stage Result

Monday 7th November 2016

1. it
MARECZKO Jakub
Wilier - Southeast
03:08:05
2. lv
LIEPINS Emils
Rietumu - Delfin
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3. it
MARINI Nicolas
Nippo - Vini Fantini
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