Brent Bookwalter wins opening stage of Tour of Qatar

Brent Bookwalter wins stage one of Tour of Qatar 2013

Brent Bookwalter pulled off what fans thought was impossible, hold off the might of the sprint teams in Tour of Qatar stage one. The effort was enough to beat his two breakaway companions and take the leader's golden jersey.

"It's a big honour to have it, the class of the field here is high," Bookwalter said of the leader's jersey. "I came here four years a go as a second year pro. I was blown out of the water, I wasn't ready for it.

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