Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage five of the Tour of Oman as Vincenzo Nibali retains lead

The Norweigian roared back to take a second stage win of the race after losing his overall lead on Green Mountain on stage four

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Dimension Data today once again proved they will be a force to be reckoned with this season when Edvald Boasson Hagen won stage five of the 2016 Tour of Oman.

The Norwegian sprinted clear of a small group for his second victory of the race and the team’s sixth of he season so far, including Boasson Hagen’s time trial win at the Tour of Qatar.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).