International Cycling

Boasson Hagen wins Tour of Oman Stage 5

2016-02-20 14:34
Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data website)

Muscat - Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway won the fifth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Oman in Muscat on Saturday.

The Dimension Data rider edged Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet and Marco Canola of Italy in a sprint finish to the 119.5km run from Sifah to the Tourism Ministry building.

Astana team leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the overall lead, 15 seconds ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) and 24 seconds better than team-mate Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark

Sunday's final stage starts at The Wave Muscat and ends on the Matrah Corniche after a run of 130.5km.

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