Boonen takes third win of season in bunch sprint in Oman

Tom Boonen wins, Tour of Oman 2010, stage five

Tom Boonen (Quick Step) has blasted to a close but convincing bunch sprint win in stage five of the Tour of Oman, his third win of the season and a strong indication that he is good shape for the early-season Classics next weekend.

Tornado Tom's win came on Oman's flattest stage of the race, a 148 kilometre out-and-back trek along the stunning Indian Ocean coastline north of the capital, Muscat.

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