8 Mar 2011

Henderson wins stage 2 of Paris-Nice

5:51 am on 8 March 2011

The New Zealand cyclist Greg Henderson has won the second stage of the Paris-Nice race.

In a mass sprint finish of the 199km stage into Amilly, Henderson of Team Sky pipped the rest for his first win of the season.

Australian Matthew Goss of HTC-Highroad was second with Russian Denis Galimzyanov third.

Belgium's Thomas De Gendt keeps his leader's jersey, while Henderson is now up to second, just 4 seconds back.

There are another 6 stages before the finish in Nice.