Magnus Cort Nielsen wins stage four of Tour of Oman, Van Avermaet keeps lead

Astana rider Magnus Cort Nielsen claimed stage four of the 2018 Tour of Oman after a hilly day that saw the peloton get whittled down before the finale

Magnus Cort Nielsen wins stage four of the 2018 Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Owen Rogers)

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) sprinted to victory on stage four of the 2018 Tour of Oman on Friday.

The 25-year-old Dane, who joined Astana for Orica-Scott over the winter, won from a group of around 25 riders, out-sprinting Italians Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain-Merida) and Alberto Bettiol (BMC) after a tough, but short stage which included four classified climbs.

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