Chloe Hosking wins Tour of Qatar opening stage

Scenery, Tour of Qatar 2012, stage four

Chloe Hosking (Hitec Products) narrowly outsprinted fellow Australian Gracie Elvin (Orica-AIS) to win stage one of the four-day Ladies' Tour of Qatar.

The crosswinds that often characterise this race in the desert were not as strong as they can be, though they did cause some damage over the final 30km as a group of twenty went clear.

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