A year after a first finish at Naseem Park, again, there was no stopping Alexander Kristoff. In an expected bunched sprint finish, the Norwegian beat Italians Sbaragli and Colbrelli to the line to capture his fifth stage success on the Tour of Oman. A fine day for the Katusha squad that had worked hard to control the five escapees of the day, before their sprinter delivered the goods on the final straight while one of the other favourites of the day, Tom Boonen hit the ground, thankfully...
The stage in pictures
Tour of Oman 2017 - 2017-02-14 - Stage 1 - Al Sawadi Beach / Naseem Park - Aimé DE GENDT, combatif du jour © Muscat Municipality/Paumer/Kåre Dehlie Thorstad
Jersey wearers after the stage 6
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