TOUR DE FRANCE
Second stage glance
Stage: A 112.5-mile trek from Challans to Les Essarts favoring sprinters.
Winner: Tom Boonen, Belgium, Quick Step, 3 hours, 51 minutes, 31 seconds.
How Others Fared: Lance Armstrong, United States, Discovery Channel, 63rd; Jan Ullrich, Germany, T-Mobile, 19th; Ivan Basso, Italy, Team CSC, 38th. All were accorded the same time as Boonen.
Yellow Jersey: David Zabriskie, United States, Team CSC.
Quote of the Day: "These finishes still scare me. I won't miss them. Everybody's a bit nervous, everybody's cracking a little bit." -- Armstrong on sprint stages.
Next Stage: Today's third stage is over 131.8-miles from La Chataigneraie to Tours and again favors sprinters.
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