Tim Merlier sprinted to victory on stage 2 of Tirreno Adriatico and the Alpecin-FENIX team obtain its first 2022 win in Italy.

The second stage of Tirreno Adriatico 2022, which started from Camaiore in north-west of Tuscany and ended in Sovicille, was a thrilling race till the very end. It was 219-kilometers long and took the riders through the wonderful hills of Tuscany.

Merlier crossed first the finish line in 05 hours, 25 minutes and 23 seconds ahead of the Dutch rider Olav Kooij and Australian Kaden Groves after a fantastic final sprint. It was his first victory of 2022. Now,  the Belgian rider is tied with  Filippo Ganna as the leader of the points classification.

Good Job Tim! Keep it up!