Cavendish takes final Tour of Oman stage; Gesink wins overall

Mark Cavendish wins, Tour of Oman 2011 stage six

Rabobank's Robert Gesink won the overall classification of the Tour of Oman on Sunday, with HTC-Highroad's Mark Cavendish winning the bunch sprint to take victory in the 157km final stage.

Gesink won two stages en route to the title, finishing comfortably on Mattrah Seafront, on the coast of Oman's capital city, Muscat, with a 1-13 cushion overall over Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen.

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