Riccò strikes to win, Pellizotti pips Vande Velde in maglia rosa fight

Showing he will be one of the riders to beat in this year's Giro d'Italia, Riccardo Riccò proved quicker than compatriots Danilo Di Luca (LPR Brakes), Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) and Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) in the six-man sprint which settled the tough second stage of the race.

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