February 14-18, Mijas (Málaga), Andalucia, Road - 2.HC

Wout Poels continued his love affair with Spain as the Sky rider rode to stage 2 victory and into the Ruta del Sol lead. The win is Poels' sixth career victory on Spanish soil and sets up his bid for overall victory.

Sky teammate Chris Froome was seventh at the end of the challenging stage to La Guardia de Jaén and remains in contention for the win via the final day time trial.

On the stage, Poels took his win two seconds ahead of Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) and Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal). In the general classification, the Dutchman also leads the duo by the same margin

Stage 2 Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky3:38:04 
2Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:00:02 
3Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
4Mikel Landa (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:04 
5Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
6Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:17 
7Chris Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:00:27 
8Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:00:34 
9Amaro Antunes (Por) CCC Sprandi Polkowice0:00:38 
10Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
General classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky8:59:43 
2Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:00:02 
3Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal  
4Mikel Landa (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:04 
5Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
6Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:17 
7Chris Froome (GBr) Team Sky0:00:27 
8Mikel Bizkarra Etxegibel (Spa) Euskadi Basque Country-Murias0:00:34 
9Amaro Antunes (Por) CCC Sprandi Polkowice0:00:38 
10Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Soudal   

Stage 5

14.2km Barbate - Barbate (ITT)
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