Dowsett punching well above weight in second professional race

Alex Dowsett in break, Tour of Oman 2010, stage 2

Britain's Alex Dowsett said he was delighted but exhausted after taking part in a 135 kilometre break in stage two of the Tour of Oman on Monday - in just his second race as a pro.

Dowsett formed part of a four man move that collaborated exceptionally well, getting away after just seven kilometres and staying out there until just after the race hit its two final laps of a seven kilometre loop.

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