Bob Jungels wins Tour of Oman stage one as contenders put up early fight

Etixx-QuickStep chalk up another win as Bob Jungels wins the opening stage of the Tour of Oman and takes the race lead - Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

Bob Jungels wins stage one of the Tour of Oman 2016 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Luxembourg road champion Bob Jungels (Etixx-QuickStep) will start tomorrow’s stage of the 2016 Tour of Oman wearing the leader’s red jersey after winning today’s opening stage at Al Bustan.

The 23-year-old attacked a group of 16 riders with two kilometres to ride, finishing six seconds ahead of Belgian Serge Pauwels (Dimension Data) and Romain Bardet (Ag2r) at eight seconds.

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