Marcel Kittel wins the sixth stage of the Tour of Qatar

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Marcel Kittel wins the sixth stage of the Tour of Qatar
Marcel Kittel wins the final stage of the Tour of Qatar. The cyclist started the final stage of the event with the top overall position after the stage five classifications.
The German finished the 130.5 kilometre chase to Matrah Corniche in a quickest time of 3 hours, 11 minutes and 4 seconds.
Peter Sagan, Tyler Farrar, Denis Galimzyanov and Nacer Bouhanni claimed the next four spots on the final day of racing in Oman.
Vincenzo Nibali could not continue his dominance and finished at the 26th position.
Kittel started his 2012 campaign at the Etoile de Besseges, where he won the second stage of the race and his first victory at the Tour of Oman came during the 144.5 kilometre stage 3.
Marcel overcame Andre Greipel, Nacer Bouhanni, Tyler Farrar and Peter Sagan to bag his second win of the season.
He briefed after the race, "It's not easy in the beginning of the year, everyone is trying to do a good lead-out but there are still some problems".
"For us it was the same in the beginning, but we've managed to find a way together. We know now that we can sprint against the top sprinters, as a team too, by staying in front and doing a really good lead-out," Kittel concluded.
Tom Boonen won the 53 kilometre, first sprint of the race while Christian Vande Velde succeeded at the 102.5 kilometre sprint 2 of the race.
Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Tyler Farrar dominated the point’s category with 15, 12 and 9 points to their credit.
The top three young riders of the day were Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Denis Galimzyanov.
Kittel helped his side, Team Project 1t4i with 37 important UCI points and finished third at the stage 6 classifications.
Peter Sagan claimed the first spot with 53 points while Andre Greipel finished second with 43 points in his pocket.
Tony Gallopin won the young rider’s classifications after the sixth stage of the race, while Tom Jelte Slagter and Ramunas Navardauskas achieved the second and the third positions.
Team RadioShack-Nissan won the team’s classifications and earned the maximum UCI ranking after the final general classifications.
Team FDJ-BigMat occupied the second spot while Rabobank Cycling Team finished at the third position.
Peter Velits secured the final general classifications to bag his first overall win of the season, whereas Vincenzo Nibali, Tony Gallopin and Sandy Casar grabbed the second, the third and the fourth positions, respectively. 



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