Santos Tour Down Under
Stage 2 - Stirling to Paracombe - Stage Details

Colombian favourite Esteban Chaves has finished in third place on stage two of the Tour Down Under on a day that saw the big climbers flex their muscles on the final climb up Paracombe.

Chaves finished with Gorka Izaguirre (Movistar), 16seconds behind winner Richie Porte (BMC Racing). Bonus seconds on the line give Porte a 22-second lead in the overall standings.

“Richie was impressive,” Chaves said after the finish. “He did three accelerations, really really fast, and I can’t stay with him.”

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Richie Porte (AUS) - BMC Racing Team 3:46:06
2 Gorka Izagirre Insausti (SPA) - Movistar Team 0:00:16
3 Esteban Chaves (COL) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:16
4 Rohan Dennis (AUS) - BMC Racing Team 0:00:19
5 Nathan Haas (AUS) - Dimension Data 0:00:19
6 Diego Ulissi (ITA) - Team UAE Abu Dhabi 0:00:19
7 Ruben Guerreiro (POR) - Trek-Segafredo 0:00:19
8 Michael Storer (AUS) - UniSA-Australia 0:00:19
9 Michael Woods (CAN) - Cannondale-Drapac 0:00:19
10 Luis León Sánchez (SPA) - Astana Pro Team 0:00:19
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
3 Esteban Chaves (COL) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:16
38 Simon Gerrans (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:50
42 Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:57
101 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:09:28
103 Luke Durbridge (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:10:17
104 Damien Howson (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:10:17
114 Roger Kluge (GER) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:11:23