Tadej Pogašar won the 2nd stage ahead of Alejandro Valverda. Taaramäe 39.
Tadej Pogašar (UAE-Team Emirates) showed his climbing skills already in the first race of his season beating Alejandro Valverde on the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana second stage's explosive uphill finish in Cullera. Dylan Teuns (Bahrein McLaren) finished third. Rein Taaramäe (Team Total Direct Energie) was 39th.