Tour of Oman Stage 4

Australian rider Dennis wins Tour of Abu Dhabi stage

 

RBA/AFP – Rohan Dennis won the fourth stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour on Saturday after time-trial world champion Tom Dumoulin, a Dutchman with Sunweb, suffered mechanical trouble.

Dennis, an Australian who rides for BMC, covered the 12-kilometre course in 14min 21sec ahead of Team Sky’s Spanish rider Jonathan Castroviejo and fellow Australian and BMC teammate Miles Scotson.

The race finishes on Sunday with a 199-kilometre stage that includes a 10.8 kilometer climb up Jebel Hafeet, which rises to more than a kilometre of altitude.

Fourth stage standings:

1. Rohan Dennis (AUS/BMC) 14min 21sec

2. Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP/SKY) at 14sec

3. Miles Scotson (AUS/BMC) at 16

4. Jos Van Emden (NED/TLJ) at 16

5. Wilco Kelderman (NED/SUN) at 16

Overall standings:

1. Rohan Dennis (AUS/BMC) 11hr 21min 10sec

2. Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP/SKY) at 14sec

3. Miles Scotson (AUS/BMC) at 16

4. Jos Van Emden (NED/TLJ) at 16

5. Wilco Kelderman (NED/SUN) at 16

Selected:

9. Tom Dumoulin (NED/SUN) at 31

Photos: Bettini

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