Joe Dombrowski's successful Sky debut in Oman

Joe Dombrowski, Team Sky, Tour of Oman 2013

Joe Dombrowski accomplished his first task as a neo-pro, assisting Team Sky in winning the Tour of Oman and finishing the race. The American did the leg-work that contributed to Chris Froome's overall win on Sunday in Muscat.

"Young Joe Dombrowski rode 90 kilometres on the front [on Saturday] which he's never done before. It's great experience for him, something different and a nice little box ticked for him," Sky's principal, David Brailsford told Cycling Weekly.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.