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Gallery: Kittel gets his first win of 2018 in Tirreno-Adriatico’s second stage

Marcel Kittel sprints to victory on stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico.
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: BMC Racing
After winning the opening team time trial BMC greeted the crowd at sign in for stage 2 with Damiano Caruso wearing the blue leader’s jersey at Tirreno-Adriatico. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Chris Froome
Chris Froome before the start of stage 2 at Tirreno-Adriatico. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Peloton
It was a beautiful spring day for the 172 kilometer stage from Camaiore to Follonica. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Israel Cycling Academy
The Israel Cycling Academy is racing Tirreno-Adriatico and the team had a rider in the break on stage 2. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Breakaway
Guy Sagiv led the three-man breakaway. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2:Team Sky
Team Sky riding to protect GC riders Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas at Tirreno-Adriatico. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2:
Marcel Kittle caught up with fellow countryman and German national champion Marcus Burghardt. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Peloton
When the pace picked up to catch the break the peloton thinned out to single file. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Maritn leads
Tony Martin provided a good wheel to follow for Marcel Kittel. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Final sprint
The three main contenders for the stage 2 sprint were Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Giacomo Nizzolo. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Kittel victory
Marcel Kittel edged out the field for the win. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Kittel celebrates
Marcel Kittel got his first win of 2018 on stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico. Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Kittel podium
Marcel Kittel put on the points leader jersey after the stage. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Bettiol podium
Alberto Bettiol finished fifth on the day taking the overall leaders jersey from his teammate Damiano Caruso. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018, stage 2: Gaviria podium
Fernando Gaviria was awarded the best young rider jersey. Photo: Tim De Waele/Getty Images