Edvald Boasson Hagen wins Tour of Oman stage two to take race lead

Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen takes tough uphill finish on stage two of the Tour of Oman - Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage two of the 2016 Tour of oman

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Edvald Boasson Hagen won today’s stage of the 2016 Tour of Oman with a well-timed uphill sprint which also puts him into the race leader’s jersey.

The Norwegian’s Dimension Data team maintained control on the final climb, placing him the perfect position to launch his sprint on the uphill finish, the first of two at this week’s race.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.