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Ararat cyclist representing Australia at Giro d'Italia

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Local cyclist Lucas Hamilton is currently in Italy taking part in the Giro d'Italia.

Stage two of the three-week Grand Tour cycling stage race got underway overnight 205km ride from Bologna to Fucecchio. 

Hamilton finished the stage with the same time as the stage winner, Pascal Ackermann, in 4 hours, 44 minutes and 43 seconds.

He's currently sitting at position 95, just six spots in front of Bendigo cyclist ChrisHamilton.

The next stage of the race is from Vinci to Orbetello, with the Giro d'Italia wrapping up in Verona on June 2.

Image via Sky Sports.