Arnaud Demare (FDJ.fr) continued with his winning ways from last week as he took out the 2nd stage win at the Tour de Picardie today. Ramon Sinkeldam (Giant-Shimano) was 2nd and Rudy Barbier (Rubaix Lille Metrople) rounded out the podium in 3rd place. In the tough finale that had a slight uphill gradient to the line, Kristian Sbaragli from Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung showed good strength to finish 5th in the sprint to the line. The day didn’t start off too well for the African team though as Adrien Niyonshuti was unable to start, suffering from a knee injury he picked up after a big.