Gesink takes control in Tour of Oman: "I did it for my dad"

Robert Gesink wins, Tour of Oman 2011, stage four

Rabobank's Robert Gesink climbed to victory on the fourth stage of the Tour of Oman on Friday, dedicating the win to his late father. The 24-year-old Dutchman also takes over as the new race leader.

It was Rabobank's third win in four stages, and puts Gesink in an excellent position to take the overall title, leading Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen by 44 seconds with two stages remaining.

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