Posted: Tuesday April 2, 2013 1:03 PM

Impey wins 2nd Basque stage, Gavazzi leads overall

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VITORIA, Spain (AP) - South African rider Daryl Impey won the second stage of the Tour of Basque Country on Tuesday, beating Francesco Gavazzi of Italy and Angel Vicioso of Spain in a sprint finish.

Gavazzi overtook the overall lead from first-stage winner Simon Gerrans, with Vicioso in second and Peter Velits third. Alberto Contador finished in the main bunch and is 13th overall.

Impey completed the 105.6-mile ride from Elgoibar to Vitoria in 4 hours, 23 minutes, 31 seconds. The Orica-Greenedge rider also won this stage in last year's race. Gavazzi and Vicioso finished with the same time.

The 102-mile stage on Wednesday travels from Vitoria to Trapagaran.

 
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