Spain’s Jesus Herrada won Tuesday’s Criterium du Dauphine as his compatriot Alberto Contador held on to the overall lead.

Movistar’s Herrada overhauled France’s Tony Gallopin and two other rivals in the closing 100m of the 168km ride from Creches-sur-Saone to Chalmazel-Jeansagniere in the Loire.

Wednesday’s third stage from Boën-sur-Lignon to Tournon-sur-Rhône features a short but steep climb 21km from the line. – Agence France-Presse

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