Cycling

Lutsenko wins Oman Tour, Kristoff claims final stage

Cycling (File)
Cycling (File)

Muscat - Kazakh Alexey Lutsenko clinched overall victory at the Tour of Oman as Norwegian Alexander Kristoff won Sunday's sixth and final stage.

Kristoff sprinted to victory along the Muscat corniche, a hair ahead of France's Bryan Coquard and Giamco Nizzolo of Italy in a little over three hours on the 135.5km course.

And the bunch sprint finish meant overnight leader Lutsenko held on to claim overall victory with Astana team-mate Miguel Moreno of Colombia second and Spaniard Gorka Insausti third.

Stage six results:

1. Alexander Kristoff (NOR/Emirates) 3hrs, 11min, 29sec, 2. Bryan Coquard (FRA/VC) same time, 3. Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA/Trek-Segafredo) s.t., 4. Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN/Astana) s.t., 5. Nathan Haas (AUS/Katusha) s.t., 6. Davide Martinelli (ITA/Quick-Step) s.t., 7. Amaury Capiot (BEL/Vlaanderen-Baloise), s.t., 8. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL/BMC) s.t., 9. Benjamin Declercq (BEL/Vlaanderen-Baloise) s.t., 10. Floris Gerts (NED/Roompot-Nederlandse) s.t.

Overall standings:

1. Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ/Astana) 22hrs, 49min, 50sec, 2. Miguel Moreno (COL/Astana) at 11sec, 3. Gorka Insausti (ESP/Bahrain-Merida) 28, 4. Jesus Lopez (ESP/Cofidis) 30, 5. Nathan Haas (AUS/Katusha) 32, 6. Dries Devenyns (BEL/Quick-Step) 1:05, 7. Daniel Garcia (ESP/Cofidis) 1:14, 8. Odd Eiking (NOR/Wanty) 1:24, 9. Merhawi Ghebremedhin (ERI/Dimension Data) 1:29, 10. Rui Costa (POR/Emirates) 1:37.

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