Italy's Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) made it two in a row on Thursday, winning the second stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. The Olympic champion, who also won Wednesday's first stage, took Thursday's 171km race between Tivoli and Frascati ahead of Germany's Erik Zabel (Milram) and Ukraine's Mikhaylo Khalilov to consolidate his overall race lead. Top 101. Paolo Bettini (I), Quick Step-Innergetic, 4:03:192. Erik Zabel (G), Team Milram, same time3. Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr), Team LPR, s.t.4. Alessandro Ballan (I) Lampre-Fondital, s.t.5. Thor Hushovd (Nor), Credit Agricole, s.t.6.