Kooij declared winner of stage 2 of ZLM Tour

Olav Kooij (Jumbo-Visma)
Olav Kooij (Jumbo-Visma) (Image credit: Dario Belingheri/Getty Images)

After Jakub Mareczko celebrated winning the sprint on stage 2 of the ZLM Tour, the Alpecin-Fenix rider was stripped of the result after the race jury decided he had hindered Jumbo-Visma's Mick van Dijke. 

The decision elevated Olav Kooij to stage winner, giving the Dutch rider his second consecutive victory and giving a larger lead in the overall standings, with Elia Viviani (Ineos Grenadiers) climbing up to second at 9 seconds.

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