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Bouhanni dominant in opening sprint at Vuelta a España

There was a sense that Nacer Bouhanni’s hat-trick of victories at the Giro d’Italia in May marked his leap in status in the sprinting hierarchy and he confirmed that impression with a dominant win on stage 2 of the Vuelta a España in San Fernando.

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Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation (opens in new tab), published by Gill Books.