Dowsett retains Gila sprint jersey

Alex Dowsett, Tour of Oman 2010, stage 6 ITT

Brtiain's Alex Dowsett (Trek-LiveStrong) retained the sprint classification jersey in the Tour of the Gila after Thursday's windswept second stage of the American race.

Dowsett won the sprint jersey after getting in an early break in Wednesday's opening stage of the five-day race held in New Mexico. The 21-year-old took the first intermediate sprint, and then came runner-up in the second to accrue enough points to head the points classification.

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