What a strong performance from Stefan Küng (Groupama-FDJ) in the second stage of the Tour de Romandie from Le Locle to Morges (174,4 km). The Swiss is set early on with a breakaway group. With a second Swiss rider Claudio Imhof.
Approximately 18 kilometers before the finish the decisive attack of the Thurgauers then, where the last two remaining opponents, Frederik Backaert (Wanty-Gobert) and Gediminas Bagdonas (AG2R), can no longer keep up.
Küng, the race after that, undeterred to the end, winning the final with a lead of 59 seconds. He celebrates his third stage victory in the Tour de Romandie and his 10. Professional victory overall. Is completed the podium with Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida). Michael Albasini (Mitchelton-Scott) as the Seventh in the Top Ten.
On the top of the overall standings has no effect, it continues to Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) Costa Rui (+10s, Team Emirates). Küng takes over with the points won during the intermediate sprints for the green Jersey. (rwe)