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Tour of Denmark: Jakobsen out-sprints overall leader Wærenskjold to win stage 2

Cofidis' Spanish rider Ion Izaguirre Insausti cycles in a lone breakaway in the final ascent of the Col de la Croix Rosier during the 12th stage of the 110th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 169 km between Roanne and Belleville-en-Beaujolais, in central-eastern France, on July 13, 2023. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP)

Fabio Jakobsen (Soudal-QuickStep) beat stage 1 winner Søren Wærenskjold (Uno-X) to win the second stage of the Tour of Denmark.

The European champion endured a difficult Tour de France after a sprint crash on stage 4 but showed he is back to his best in Silkeborg after surviving a late climb on the finishing circuit. It was Jakobsen’s 44th career victory and his first since a stage in the Baloise Belgium Tour in June.

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