Dylan Page Climbs To Race Lead

Lucas Carstensen topped the podium on stage 2

Dylan Page of the Swiss national team took over from Jakub Mareczko in the lead of the Tour of Hainan after coming second in the bunch sprint finish for the second straight day. This time around, the fastest was Germany's Lucas Carstensen of Bike Aid. "It's been a very tight sprint with four guys inside one meter," Carstensen described. "I jumped on the back wheel of a guy who sprinted a bit early and I managed to pass him in the last ten meters of the race. I had a crash earlier on but with no damage and it had no effect on my sprinting. This is the biggest victory I ever had. Being a member of a continental team, we can't get any bigger start than in a HC race like the Tour of Hainan. It's really great for me to win here." 12 riders managed to go clear ...

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