Fabio Jakobsen scorches final sprint to win stage 2 at Vuelta a San Juan

Vuelta a San Juan 2023 40th Edition 2nd stage Valle Fertil Jachal 2011 km 23012023 Fabio Jakobsen NED Soudal Quick Step Fernando Gaviria COL UAE Movistar Team Sam Bennett IRL Bora hansgrohe Jon Aberasturi ESP Trek Segafredo photo Ilario BiondiSprintCyclingAgency2023
Fabio Jakobsen (Soudal-QuickStep) wins stage 2 at 2023 Vuelta a San Juan (Image credit: SprintCyclingAgency)

After a false start on the opening day, Fabio Jakobsen (Soudal-Quickstep) claimed his first win of the new season as he out-kicked Fernando Gaviria (Movistar) and Jon Aberasturi (Trek-Segafredo) on stage 2 of the Vuelta a San Juan in Jáchal.

On the run-in, Jakobsen was able count on the sterling service of world champion Remco Evenepoel, who took up the reins with 3km to go, stringing out the peloton to put QuickStep-Soudal in pole position entering the finishing straight.

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