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Kristijan Durasek takes stage 2 at Tour de Suisse

Tom Dumoulin holds the race lead as Kristijan Durasek solos to the stage-2 win at the Tour de Suisse

LUCERNE, Switzerland — Kristijan Durasek (Lampre-Merida) won stage 2 of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday.

The 161.1km stage was run in and around Risch-Rotkreuz.

Durasek took the victory by four seconds over a group containing runner-up Daniel Moreno (Katusha) and third-placed Julian Arredondo (Trek Factory Racing).

But Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin), who won Saturday’s opening time trial, finished ninth in the same time to keep first place in the overall standings.

Dumoulin has a seven-second lead on Geraint Thomas (Sky) with Moreno third at 11 seconds.

Monday’s third stage is a 117.3km leg from Quinto to Olivone.