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Vuelta a Murcia: Luis León Sánchez wins stage 2

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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Arrival Luis Len Sanchez Gil of Spain and Astana Pro Team Celebration during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) takes the win on stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Arrival Omar Fraile Matarranz of Spain and Astana Pro Team Celebration Josef Cerny of Czech Republic and CCC Team Xandro Meurisse of Belgium and Team Circus Wanty Gobert Yellow Leader Jersey during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Sanchez celebrates victory (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Start PierAndre Cote of Canada and Team Rally Cycling Blue Bonus Sprint Jersey Xandro Meurisse of Belgium and Team Circus Wanty Gobert Yellow Leader Jersey Nikita Stalnov of Kazahkstan and Astana Pro Team Red Mountain Jersey Alejandro Valverde Belmonte of Spain and Movistar Team Josef Cerny of Czech Republic and CCC Team during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The jersey holders at the stage start (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Start Albert Torres Barcelo of Spain and Movistar Team Daniel Viegas of Portugal and Team KometaXstra Ruben Fernandez Andujar of Spain and Team Fundacion Orbea Loic Vliegen of Belgium and Team Circus Wanty Gobert during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The peloton roll out at the start of stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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Vuelta Ciclista a la Region de Murcia 2020 - 2nd stage Santomera - Murcia 179,6 km - 15/02/2020 - Lennard Kamna (GER - Bora - Hansgrohe) - Alejandro Valverde (ESP - Movistar Team) - photo Luis Angel Gomez/BettiniPhoto©2020

Lennard Kamna (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) on the attack (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil of Spain and Astana Pro Team Alto Espua 848m Forest Shadow during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Sanchez during stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Felix Grobschartner of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Nikita Stalnov of Kazahkstan and Astana Pro Team Red Mountain Jersey Lennard Kamna of Germany and Team Bora Hansgrohe Oscar Rodriguez Garaikoetxea of Spain and Astana Pro Team Alto Espua 848m Forest Shadow during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Nikita Stalnov (Astana) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Hector Carretero of Spain and Movistar Team Alejandro Valverde Belmonte of Spain and Movistar Team Omar Fraile Matarranz of Spain and Astana Pro Team Nikita Stalnov of Kazahkstan and Astana Pro Team Red Mountain Jersey Luis Leon Sanchez Gil of Spain and Astana Pro Team Oscar Rodriguez Garaikoetxea of Spain and Astana Pro Team Lukas Postlberger of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Alto Espua 848m Forest Shadow during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The peloton on stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)
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Vuelta Ciclista a la Region de Murcia 2020 - 2nd stage Santomera - Murcia 179,6 km - 15/02/2020 - Inigo Elosegui (ESP - Movistar Team) - Hector Carretero (ESP - Movistar Team) - Nelson Oliveira (POR - Movistar Team) - photo Luis Angel Gomez/BettiniPhoto©2020

Movistar putting in work on stage 2 (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Movistar lead the peloton (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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MURCIA SPAIN FEBRUARY 15 Arrival Alejandro Valverde Belmonte of Spain and Movistar Team Felix Grobschartner of Austria and Team Bora Hansgrohe Matteo Trentin of Italy and CCC Team during the 40th Vuelta a Murcia 2020 Stage 2 a 1796km stage from Santomera to Murcia LVM VueltaMurcia on February 15 2020 in Murcia Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Riders trail in after Sanchez on stage 2 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Results
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team 4:21:48
2Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:00:07
3Josef Černý (Cze) CCC Team
4Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
5Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe
6Vicente Garcia de Mateos Rubio (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:20
8Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora - Hansgrohe
9Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team
10Kamil Malecki (Pol) CCC Team 0:05:25
11Loïc Vliegen (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
12Patrick Bevin (NZl) CCC Team
13Laurens Huys (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
14José Fernandes (Por) Burgos - BH
15Willem Jakobus Smit (RSA) Burgos - BH 0:05:26
16Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:05:28
17Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise 0:05:45
18Sergei Chernetskii (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo
19Arjen Livyns (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
20Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
21Joan Bou Company (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
22Thibault Guernalec (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
23Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos - BH
24Jaime Castrillo Zapater (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
25Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) CCC Team
26Simone Petilli (Ita) Circus - Wanty Gobert
27Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
28Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team
29Jefferson Cepeda (Ecu) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
30Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
31Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
32Aime De Gendt (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert 0:05:56
33Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:10:48
34Roger Adria Oliveras (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
35Joel Nicolau Beltran (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
36Jhojan Orlando Garcia Sosa (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
37Ricardo Vilela (Por) Burgos - BH
38Julien Mortier (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
39Jan Bakelants (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
40Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea 0:10:52
41Matis Louvel (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic 0:10:54
42Aaron Verwilst (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
43Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
44Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
45Sergio Garcia Gonzalez (Spa) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
46Juan Fernando Calle Hurtado (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
47Giacomo Garavaglia (Ita) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
48Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
49David De la Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
50Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team
51Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
52Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora - Hansgrohe 0:11:41
53Antonio Pedrero (Spa) Movistar Team
54Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling 0:12:49
55Daniel Viegas (Por) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team 0:12:54
56Diego Pablo Sevilla Lopez (Spa) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
57Aaron Van Poucke (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
58Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) CCC Team
59Kenny Molly (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
60Anton Kuzmin (Kaz) GazProm - Rusvelo
61Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
62Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
63Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Circus - Wanty Gobert
64Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
65Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) CCC Team
66Dzmitry Zhyhunou (Blr) Fundacion - Orbea
67Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos - BH
68Rasmus Christian Quaade (Den) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
69Martijn Budding (Ned) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
70Laurent Pichon (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
71Alexander Vdovin (Rus) Lokosphinx
72Jesus Del Pino Corrochano (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
73Nigel Ellsay (Can) Rally Cycling 0:13:07
74Emerson Oronte (USA) Rally Cycling 0:13:15
75Stephen Bassett (USA) Rally Cycling 0:15:28
76Alex Molenaar (Ned) Burgos - BH 0:24:23
77Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Bora - Hansgrohe
78Sondre Holst Enger (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:32:14
79Denis Nekrasov (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo
80Tobias Mørch Kongstad (Den) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:35:42
81Oscar Hernandez Martinez (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
82Arseny Nikiforov (Rus) Lokosphinx
DNFPascal Ackermann (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe
DNFMikel Alonso Flores (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
DNFZhandos Bizhigitov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
DNFIgor Boev (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo
DNFThomas Boudat (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
DNFAmaury Capiot (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
DNFDamiano Cima (Ita) GazProm - Rusvelo
DNFImerio Cima (Ita) GazProm - Rusvelo
DNFPier Andre Cote (Can) Rally Cycling
DNFMatteo Dal-cin (Can) Rally Cycling
DNFErik Fetter (Hun) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
DNFPeio Goikoetxea Goiogana (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
DNFVladislav Kulikov (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo
DNFAngel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Burgos - BH
DNFTyler Magner (USA) Rally Cycling
DNFNuno Meireles (Por) Aviludo - Louletano
DNFAksel Nõmmela (Est) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
DNFEmiel Planckaert (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
DNFClément Russo (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
DNFHector Saez Benito (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
DNFAndreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe
DNFRüdiger Selig (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe
DNFDmitrii Sokolov (Rus) Lokosphinx
DNFKirill Sveshnikov (Rus) Lokosphinx
DNFNick Van der Lijke (Ned) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
DNFPieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
DNFCarmelo Urbano Fontiveros (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
DNFAlbert Torres Barcelo (Spa) Movistar Team
DNFRiccardo Verza (Ita) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
DNFSergio Nestor Araiz Michel (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
DNFMartin Bouzas Rey (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
DNFMarti Marquez Roman (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
DNFIbon Ruiz Sedano (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
DNFDonavan Vincent Grondin (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
DNFAleksandr Barsov (Rus) Lokosphinx
DNFAlessandro Fancellu (Ita) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
DNFIñigo Elosegui Momeñe (Spa) Movistar Team
DNFFrancisco Galvan Fernandez (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma

Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert 8:45:55
2Josef Černý (Cze) CCC Team 0:00:11
3Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe 0:00:17
4Thibault Guernalec (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic 0:05:49
5Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:05:58
6Jefferson Cepeda (Ecu) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 0:06:01
7Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team 0:06:15
8Sergio Garcia Gonzalez (Spa) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team 0:11:16
9Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea 0:11:35
10Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling 0:12:46
11Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:16:42
12Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:16:49
13Vicente Garcia de Mateos Rubio (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
14Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 0:17:02
15Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora - Hansgrohe
16Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team
17Patrick Bevin (NZl) CCC Team 0:22:07
18Willem Jakobus Smit (RSA) Burgos - BH 0:22:08
19Laurens Huys (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles 0:22:22
20José Fernandes (Por) Burgos - BH
21Loïc Vliegen (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
22Kamil Malecki (Pol) CCC Team
23Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:22:25
24Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise 0:22:27
25Arjen Livyns (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
26Dimitri Peyskens (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
27Diego Rubio Hernandez (Spa) Burgos - BH
28Joan Bou Company (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
29Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
30Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
31Nathan Van Hooydonck (Bel) CCC Team 0:22:42
32Sergei Chernetskii (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo
33Jaime Castrillo Zapater (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma
34Simone Petilli (Ita) Circus - Wanty Gobert
35Aime De Gendt (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert 0:24:16
36Jhojan Orlando Garcia Sosa (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 0:27:30
37Julien Mortier (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
38Kristian Aasvold (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
39Jan Bakelants (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert
40Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea 0:27:36
41Giacomo Garavaglia (Ita) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
42Roger Adria Oliveras (Spa) Equipo Kern Pharma 0:27:45
43Ricardo Vilela (Por) Burgos - BH
44Joel Nicolau Beltran (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA
45Sindre Skjøstad Lunke (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:27:48
46Juan Fernando Calle Hurtado (Col) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 0:27:50
47Alvaro Cuadros Morata (Spa) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 0:27:51
48David De la Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
49Aaron Verwilst (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
50Mikel Iturria Segurola (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea
51Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team
52Matis Louvel (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
53Antonio Pedrero (Spa) Movistar Team 0:28:38
54Martijn Budding (Ned) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:29:36
55Kenny Molly (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles
56Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Circus - Wanty Gobert 0:29:51
57Aaron Van Poucke (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise
58Rasmus Christian Quaade (Den) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team
59Daniel Viegas (Por) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
60Diego Pablo Sevilla Lopez (Spa) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team
61Laurent Pichon (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic
62Dzmitry Zhyhunou (Blr) Fundacion - Orbea
63Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) CCC Team
64Jetse Bol (Ned) Burgos - BH
65Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) CCC Team
66Alexander Vdovin (Rus) Lokosphinx
67Yevgeniy Gidich (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
68Jesus Del Pino Corrochano (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano
69Daniil Fominykh (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
70Nigel Ellsay (Can) Rally Cycling 0:30:04
71Lukas Pöstlberger (Aut) Bora - Hansgrohe 0:30:05
72Emerson Oronte (USA) Rally Cycling 0:30:12
73Anton Kuzmin (Kaz) GazProm - Rusvelo 0:31:07
74Stephen Bassett (USA) Rally Cycling 0:32:25
75Alex Molenaar (Ned) Burgos - BH 0:41:20
76Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Bora - Hansgrohe
77Luc Wirtgen (Lux) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles 0:47:48
78Denis Nekrasov (Rus) GazProm - Rusvelo 0:49:11
79Sondre Holst Enger (Nor) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:50:23
80Oscar Hernandez Martinez (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano 0:52:39
81Arseny Nikiforov (Rus) Lokosphinx
82Tobias Mørch Kongstad (Den) Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:53:57

Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert 39
2Josef Černý (Cze) CCC Team 32
3Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team 25
4Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe 24
5Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling 20
6Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team 20
7Thibault Guernalec (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic 14
8Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 10
9Vicente Garcia de Mateos Rubio (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano 10
10Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 10
11Jefferson Cepeda (Ecu) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 9
12Sergio Garcia Gonzalez (Spa) Kometa Xstra Cycling Team 8
13Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora - Hansgrohe 8
14Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team 7
15Matteo Trentin (Ita) CCC Team 7
16Patrick Bevin (NZl) CCC Team 7
17Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea 6
18Kamil Malecki (Pol) CCC Team 6
19Loïc Vliegen (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert 5
20Arjen Livyns (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles 4
21Laurens Huys (Bel) Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles 3
22José Fernandes (Por) Burgos - BH 2
23Kevin Deltombe (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise 2
24Willem Jakobus Smit (RSA) Burgos - BH 1

Mountains
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omar Fraile Matarranz (Spa) Astana Pro Team 18
2Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
3Lennard Kämna (Ger) Bora - Hansgrohe -5
4Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team -6
5Jefferson Cepeda (Ecu) Caja Rural - Seguros RGA -8
6Vicente Garcia de Mateos Rubio (Spa) Aviludo - Louletano -9
7Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Circus - Wanty Gobert -12
8Hector Carretero (Spa) Movistar Team -12
9Oscar Rodriguez Garaicoechea (Spa) Astana Pro Team -12
10Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team -12
11Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling -14
12Thibault Guernalec (Fra) Team Arkea - Samsic -16
13Antonio Jesus Soto Guirao (Spa) Fundacion - Orbea -16
14Antonio Pedrero (Spa) Movistar Teama -16

Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Astana Pro Team 26:56:57
2CCC Team 0:00:08
3Circus - Wanty Gobert 0:05:37
4Bora - Hansgrohe 0:06:45
5Movistar Team 0:11:56
6Team Arkea - Samsic 0:16:39
7Caja Rural - Seguros RGA 0:21:49
8Fundacion - Orbea 0:22:26
9Burgos - BH 0:27:45
10Bingoal - Wallonie Bruxelles 0:27:49
11Kometa Xstra Cycling Team 0:29:31
12Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise 0:33:33
13Rally Cycling 0:33:35
14Aviludo - Louletano 0:35:19
15Riwal Readynez Cycling Team 0:45:42
16GazProm - Rusvelo 1:02:32

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