The Colnago-CSF Bardiani rider outclassed his rivals on the 223km stage from Poggio Renatico to San Vendemiano.
The 25-year-old finished very strongly to win the stage at San Vendemiano, while compatriot Sonny Colbrelli retained the overall lead.
Wednesday’s stage three sees the riders take on a 229km route from Castelfranco Veneto to Merate.
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