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Tiernan-Locke wins Tour of GB

2012-09-16 18:11

London - British cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke became the first home rider in 19 years to win the Tour of Britain on Sunday.

The 27-year-old started the final stage 18 seconds ahead of Austrian Nathan Haas and 23 in front of Italian Damiano Caruso.

And Tiernan-Locke secured victory after finishing in the main bunch behind compatriot and world champion Mark Cavendish who took his third stage win in Guildford, south of London, on Sunday.

British duo Peter Williams and Kristian House won the sprint and king of the mountains jerseys respectively.

AFP